Ashley Judd’s biggest problem: Her history of bizarre comments

But Democrats appear to be nervous about a run.

“If she runs, I think that it would be a catastrophe for a lot of downballot races in Kentucky,” Jimmy Cauley, a Democratic strategist in Kentucky, told Roll Call recently.

Likewise, political observers are doubtful of a Judd candidacy.

“In fact, in a midterm election during President Barack Obama’s second term, Ashley Judd would have about the same chance of getting elected to the Senate in Kentucky as Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., would have of being elected president of EMILY’s List,” Stuart Rothenberg of the Rothenberg Political Report wrote in November.

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