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June 13, 2014 - 9:02 am

In a brief interview with Fox News, Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) admits that he knows nothing about the shocking defeat of House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor. At all.

Cochran, who is in a run-off against Chris McDaniel to retain the Senate seat he has held for decades after neither got 50% of the vote in the Mississippi Republican primary, said that he “hadn’t followed that campaign very closely at all.”

INTERVIEWER: What happened in Virginia the other day, does that concern you for your chances here in this run-off?

COCHRAN: I don’t know what you’re talking about. What happened in Virginia?

INTERVIEWER: With Eric Cantor losing his seat.

COCHRAN: Well, I haven’t followed that campaign very closely at all.

INTERVIEWER: Really?

COCHRAN: Really.

How is that even possible?

This is far from Cochran’s first troublesome quote since the primary deadlock. He came out the day after the primary calling McDaniel “dangerous,” a quote sure to be used by the Democrats against McDaniel if he prevails in the runoff. Cochran also told a joke yesterday, in which he said that as a child he did “indecent things to animals.” He probably meant that he hunted them, but the phrasing leaves far too much room for other interpretations.

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.
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Yet another reason among many that there needs to be term limits for Congress. This old dimwit should have retired many years ago.

Oh, & this is the same nitwit who recently blathered on about doing "...indecent things with animals" while growing up.
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Well, he DID know that Dewey defeated Truman.
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if he didn't follow that result, he is either lying, or so out of touch that either way he needs to go.
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At least Obama finds out about important events in the newspaper.
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A low-information Senator. No wonder the U.S. Chamber of Amnesty supports him.
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I guess we can count this election as a win for the TEA Party candidate. Thad is going down in disgrace.
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This is not as bad as Clapper not knowing about the humongous raid on terrorists in England in 2010 when he was the director of national intelligence.
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Nurse...oh, nurse...Mr. Chochrane is talking to another reporter again and he still hasn't taken his meds!
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This is consistently the case with this clown. He claims not to
have any knowledge of the tea party either. "Never heard of 'em".
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Shady Pines Geriatric Residence for this one!
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Yet another reason among many that there needs to be term limits for Congress. This old dimwit should have retired many years ago.

Oh, & this is the same nitwit who recently blathered on about doing "...indecent things with animals" while growing up.
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Apparently there should be term limits for Mississippi voters. They should have been prohibited from electing Cochran more than, say, 15 times.
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Cochran knew nothing about Cantor's defeat? That's hard to believe when you consider all cable news outlets and other nrews organizations around the world reported the story ad nauseum. Just goes to show that term limits on entrenched out of touch dinosaurs like Cochran are needed now!
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Apparently they didn't break into Matlock reruns with the news of Cantor's defeat.
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Guess they didn't cover it in Farm and Garden Lingerie Weekly...
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This is simply sad.

And the CoC and RNC is gonna back this relic?

McDaniel better not put his foot in his mouth and keep his staff under control or Mississippi is going to be stuck with Thadius.
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