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The Other Lugar

This piece by NR’s Editors today about the current Republican Senate race in Indiana and their endorsement of the state treasurer Richard Mourdock against six-term incumbent Richard Lugar (that’s 36 years) makes me think of another race. That’s the one raging in Utah that pits another six-term incumbent, Senator Orrin Hatch, against state senator Dan Liljenquist. It seems to me that Hatch suffers from the same propensity to support big-government policies that Lugar does.
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