Spencer was folksy and combative, touting his status as a veteran — “I know the scars of a divided nation” — and addressing gay marriage in rather perplexing fashion: “I’m dignified in that i respect the idea of civil unions.”
Cox put on the record something we’d heard from people around him for a while: that the Governor once told him he was a better candidate than Jeanine Pirro.
“The governor said, ‘Look there’s you and there’s Jeanine Pirro…. You’re the best candidate for the Senate.'”
He went a little farther on abortion than he has in the past, saying that “Roe v. Wade was badly decided,” and that he’s “pro-life,” but declining to take a position on a national abortion ban.”
He also went after Pirron on her abortion stance. “To flip-flop on a moral issue … is political death,” he said.