Ah, the signposts of summer: The CWS ends. The July 4th festivities fire up. And and oily Ben Nelson is hauled out of the Gulf.
(record scratching sound)
See it here.
Well, that's what the SEIU and their brethren want you to see.
SEIU, the Sierra Club and various other left wingers have enacted another of their cutesy "Big Oil!" ads. This time they play off of the oil spill by blaming Nelson -- and using the exact same ad against Mike Johanns and various others -- for voting on an EPA bill completely unrelated to the spill.
Well, you know the Bill Clinton motto: "Never let a crisis go to waste!" You see, Nelson and Johanns accepted money from oil companies. And they voted to stop unelected EPA administrators from running amuck on "greenhouse gas" emissions.
So of course they're to blame for the oil spill. It's pretty simple, really. Math, and all that.
Anywho, we will be curious to see how many times this spot actually hits the air in Nebraska.
Oh, and note that Nelson is supported by "Bil Oil".
(Didn't Bil make a pledge to the Lakers campaign?)
Here is a nice new spot released by the Congressman Adrian Smith campaign that will air across the Third District.
Makes me want apple pie.
Congressman Lee Terry's campaign has this flyer being mailed and passed out and around.
Note the $2 Trillion reference to Tom White.
Don't worry White campaign. That's probably the last you'll hear that referenced... Maybe. Possibly.
Did you catch admission from Markos Moutlitsas of Daily Kos that their pollster, Research 2000, has likely been faking their polling for quite some time now?
Kos references Research 2000 quite often, and even based an entire book, calling Republicans "just like radical Jihadists", on a bogus Research 2000 survey.
We noted a poll they did back in 2008 on the Terry - Esch NE-2 campaign, a month before the election.
They had Terry up 10 points, 49% - 39% with 10% undecided.
The final numbers were 52.2% - 47.8%.
And the same date R2K said McCain 53% - Obama 40%, in NE-2.
Finals were, Obama 50% - McCain 49%.
Real polling results on that one? Maybe.
Have a great 4th everyone, and per usual, we invite all the Nebraska office holders and candidates to send us their parade pics to post later!
We will also probably do as we have in the past and give "awards" for "Best Overall Entry", "Most Grueling Schedule", "Largest Float Presence" (volunteers in it) and "Most Creative Float".
Looking forward to your pics!