"Now I know folks can go into the old pitch of 'he said, she said' and so I'll just leave it to the good people of Wyoming to know who is telling the truth here," Simpson continues. "I lay my reputation flat on the line before my fellow Wyomingites who know Ann and me, but I sure don't have to take that guff from anyone – whenever – whoever – ever!"
Simpson's support of Enzi gives him a boost in the primary race, and this hostile back-and-forth with a respected former senator could hurt Cheney's daughter's attempt to knock off Enzi in the race. Most observers believe Enzi has a strong edge in the race, partly because he's well-liked in the state and partly because some view Cheney, who moved back to Wyoming in recent years, as a carpet-bagger.
Simpson's angry remarks are at the end of the letter, after he described a confrontation earlier this week between him and Lynn, in which he says she accused him of intentionally embarrassing her daughter and granddaughter by asking to take his name off a football he'd signed that they were going to auction for charity. Read his full account here.