The McConnell-Judd Tapes

Probably no one cares anymore, but early this month, Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell claimed “the Left” bugged his office in Louisville and whistleblew the recordings to Mother Jones, a butcher-block political news journal named after Mary Harris Jones, the turn-of-the-century labor provocateuse born in Cork, Ireland.  In 1913, while on trial for organizing coal miners…