I can't stop laughing at this. Evan Bayh thought he had the system beat by becoming a conservative Democrat (the most conservative Democrat in the Senate, which is actually a feat), but apparently that doesn't satisfy the wingnuts out there. Whodathunkit?
Business-owner-turned-Tea-Party-leader, Richard Behney, announced Friday he is forming a campaign committee to run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Evan Bayh.
"This campaign will be about what I am for, not what I am against," Behney said. "But I won't hesitate to draw a sharp contrast between the positions on the freedom I hold dear and those pilfered away every day in Washington, D.C." Behney stated that Evan Bayh has supported unsustainable government growth and the takeover of private business. "Bayh's positions have taken more and more tax dollars away from Indiana," Behney added.[...]
"Government should work for us, not the other way around," Behney said. And this government is too big and takes too much of our money and energy. We are quickly becoming a nation of debtors. This has to stop now."
"If you like the way this economy is working and the way things are in Washington, then Evan Bayh is your candidate. But if you want a government that gets out of your way and heeds its Constitutional limits, then I'm your candidate," Behney said.
Behney, 45, said his campaign will focus on three key themes: