SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) -
In a Bible Belt state that is home to the Creation Museum and a Noah's
Ark-themed park in the works, the sight of Kentucky's Democratic
governor taking part in a Hindu-style groundbreaking ceremony was easy
pickings for his Republican challenger. Even if the event marked the
construction of a $180 million manufacturing plant promising 250 jobs.
"He's sitting down there
with his legs crossed participating in Hindu prayers, with a dot on his
forehead with incense burning around him," Republican nominee David
Williams said of Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear while campaigning
Tuesday, a week before Kentucky's Nov. 8 election. "I don't know what
the man was thinking."
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