First “Ovidekill” now @KingOvide

A few weeks ago some clever politico in the Granite State coined the term “Ovidekill” to describe the over-the-top praise some activists, operatives and Republican presidential hopefuls were ladling on popular conservative Ovide Lamontagne.

Now someone has started a Twitter feed under the handle @KingOvide, a mocking reference to the label of “kingmaker” some Washington reporters have bestowed on Lamontagne.

“Lost no less than three Republican primaries, including a 2010 United States Senate primary to Kelly Ayotte last year, now NH kingmaker,” reads @KingOvide’s bio.

As one consultant remarked to NH Journal with a roll of the eyes, “how did we ever run campaigns before fake Twitter feeds?”

Author: The Editors

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