Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson's assertion that the Fancy Farm picnic is no longer a relevant political event has inspired a growing backlash.
Most of Kentucky's elected Democrats will skip this weekend's annual Fancy Farm picnic. As of Wednesday, House Speaker Greg Stumbo is the only high profile Democrat scheduled to speak.
It appears many of the big political names won't head to West Kentucky's Fancy Farm picnic in a little more than a week. The annual political picnic is usually a great place for the state’s biggest political names to gather and sling mud.