Hayworth has Rush Limbaugh—not as an endorser of his candidacy, at least not yet, but as a longtime McCain detractor.
On the day of the funeral, Hayworth pounded McCain in a press release once again for being soft on the border.
“We all respect John and thank him for his service,” Hayworth says.
And Hayworth's close ties to convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff should make him easy prey.
Hayworth is attacking McCain for being a border-enforcement wimp who is partly to blame for the Krentz killing.
In mid-March, conservative Rasmussen Reports pollsters said Hayworth trailed McCain by seven points.
And yet McCain and his operatives are taking Hayworth seriously—very seriously.
In the second place, the Hayworth campaign is exploiting the Krentz death to “score points and raise money.”
Hayworth wondered, mentioning two of Robbins' starring vehicles.
Hayworth, who considers himself the more conservative choice to McCain, is hoping to lure Tea Party enthusiasts to his campaign.