I’m David, and he’s Goliath. That’s just the reality of it. However, the path to victory just gets wider and wider.
— Matt Bevin (R), quoted by the Wall Street Journal, on his long-shot bid to unseat Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
I don’t intend to run to the right of Mitch McConnell. I don’t intend to run to the left of Mitch McConnell. I intend to run straight over the top of Mitch McConnell and right into the U.S. Senate.
— Kentucky U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin (R), quoted by the Louisville Courier Journal, delivering “what may have been the sharpest attack of the day” at Fancy Farm.