Three months after insisting he wouldn’t reach into his or others’ pockets to support a bid to unseat three Supreme Court justices, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey changed his mind and spent $425,000 on that political effort.
Ramsey, one of the state’s most powerful Republicans, contributed more than 95 percent of the funds the Tennessee Forum has raised to convince voters to replace three justices in this month’s primary election.
“I cannot in good conscience sit on the sidelines while Obama operatives distort the record of this liberal Supreme Court and attack the reputations of those who oppose them,” Ramsey said in an email to supporters  Friday morning explaining why he’s getting financially involved.
Latest campaign finance figures show Ramsey’s political