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August 01, 2014


Organizers Hope for More Subdued Fancy Farm

"When Mitch McConnell (R) and Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) get up to speak Saturday at Fancy Farm, organizer Mark Wilson doesn't want the constant chanting and noisemaking that has made the event more a test of will than a political speaking contest," the Louisville Courier Journal reports.

Said Wilson: "We want to get some more civility to the program. The last few years, it got a little bit worse than it had been."

"There's a long tradition of showmanship and heckling at Fancy Farm, but it wasn't always like it is today -- where politicians have to strain to be heard over a screaming crowd."












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