Even two former Democratic defenders of Ford's position, Jim Kyle of Memphis and Roy Herron of Dresden, joined Republicans in Thursday's vote to void the election. Memphis lawyer David Cocke, who represents Ford, vowed to take the case back to court before a vote by the full Senate might be scheduled for next Wednesday.
Lott said Frist didnt have the experience to lead a political body as fractious as the Senate, adding, I dont think hell go down in history as one of the greats." Frist, who is dogged by questions about stock transactions involving his family company, plans to step down next year as majority leader to make a run for the presidency. Its a run that Lott doesnt think much of.
I dont think he has a shot at that, Lott said.
Lott is currently on tour promoting his memoir, Herding Cats. All we can say is meow.
To read more about Lotts comments on Bush, Katrina, and Tom DeLay, go here.