TKC hint . . .
We think his "polling lead" (ew) is overstated and GOP voters aren't likely to hand this election over the the Missouri Democratic Party by picking the disgraced former Guv.
However . . .
Fear of his triumph is far more fun to consider . . .
Few figures in recent Missouri political history have invoked more disparate passion than Greitens, who is one of five major candidates in an Aug. 2 primary to select a nominee for the election to succeed Sen. Roy Blunt. The St. Louis County native has been the subject of scorn and admiration since he entered the political scene in 2015.
And since all six major candidates are generally similar on high-profile issues important to the GOP electorate, much of the run-up to the primary revolves around whether Greitens can overcome the scandals that follow him around or whether his opponents can appeal enough to an increasingly Republican state.
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Inside arestaurant in Jefferson County, dozens of people crammed into a back room to hear U.S. Senate hopeful Eric Greitens speak. Before launching into his stump speech that excoriated President Joe Biden's domestic and foreign policy agenda, the former governor alluded to the extreme tension between himself and other members of the Missouri Republican Party.
Hide Transcript Show Transcript CODY: THANKS FOR JOINING US TODAY. I'M CODY HOLYOKE. IF YOU'RE A VOTER IN MISSOURI, VARIETY ISN'T A PROBLEM WHEN IT COMES TO THE PRIMARIES. ESPECIALLY IN THE RACE FOR U.S. SENATE. THAT'S WHY WE'RE IN FULL COMMITMENT 2022 MODE RIGHT NOW.
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