As Cochran got off his campaign bus on the way to speak to a group of Realtors in Jackson, he was met by reporters who were eager to hear from him about the photo scandal. Cochran seemed relaxed and confident as he greeted two reporters who asked how the case has impacted the campaign.
“It’s an unfortunate, sort of bizarre incident, but it’s being handled by the authorities and I trust in their good judgment. The system is working with the others who were involved,” Cochran said. “The nursing home people are worried, you know, about the impact it might have on their reputation. But I think everybody is trying to do the right thing.”