Propelled by Connecticut likely voters who say they are “angry” with government, former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate, is closing in on Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the Democrat, and now trails just 49 – 46 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
Independent voters shift from 47 – 46 percent for Blumenthal September 14 to 49 – 44 percent for McMahon today. In a gender reversal, women back Blumenthal 56 – 39 percent while men back McMahon 52 – 44 percent.
The association with the WWE is likely responsible for the wide gender swings here...ladies, ask yourself: Who would you rather have protecting your interests - a wispy career desk jockey who lies about being a tough guy:
Or members of the McMahon posse:
One set of these guys will defend us to the utmost, no matter how many metal folding chairs must be broken over our enemy's backs, and the other guy is Obama's future prison bitch. Really, is it even a contest?
And regarding the "kick in the balls" comment, that stems from this question from one of the Nutmeg State's locals on the campaign trail: