Alexander: Chicken Looks Good in Plaid, Ball Not Running ‘Serious Campaign’

Press release from the Lamar Alexander Campaign for U.S. Senate; October 23, 2014:

NASHVILLE – Lamar Alexander today released the following statement on his Democrat opponent, Gordon Ball, making an appearance in Nashville:

“A man who runs around with a chicken isn’t running a serious campaign, though the chicken does look pretty good in plaid.”

On Wednesday, the Alexander campaign released a statement on Ball’s announcement that he had launched a bus tour. You can read that statement here.

On week ago today, on Oct. 16, Alexander and Ball debated a range of issues at the Tennessee Farm Bureau forum at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. You can watch the forum here: Tennessee Farm Bureau U.S. Senate Candidate Forum.

The Alexander campaign is chaired by Congressman Jimmy Duncan, with co-chairmen Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, Speaker Beth Harwell, as well as Congressmen Blackburn, Roe, Black, Fincher, and Fleischmann.

The campaign’s Honorary Co-Chairmen include former U.S. Senators Howard Baker (1925-2014), Bill Brock, Bill Frist and Fred Thompson, as well as former Governors Winfield Dunn and Don Sundquist.

Serving as Honorary Co-Chairs of the Statewide Committee to Elect Lamar Alexander are all 13 living former state Republican Party chairs.