Governor Dave is up with his first ad of the 2010 campaign. Leavenworth Street swung a copy and you can see it here:
Nice straightforward piece.
And we understand that the Heineman camp has a few bucks to keep this and other spots rolling.
His opponent, maybe not so much.
We noted the other day that the Democrat Gub candidate, Mike Meister has decided that the way to get elected is to try the old, “Those SOBs from Eastern Nebraska are trying to steal from you!” line, while in the panhandle. In short:
I grew up in the Panhandle, I’m a Scottsbluff native, I understand our issues probably better than most, and we have an opportunity here in the Panhandle to elect a person who understands our issues, whose willing to fight for us, who willing to not let the eastern politicians take advantage of us.
That’s a hell of a way to campaign as a statewide candidate, Mr. Meister.
So to be completely childish, we would just like to point out the importance of a candidate controlling the media that is delivered. In this case, Gub candidate Meister via the Scottsbluff Star Herald: (click photo to enlarge)
And as we were reading a translated Nebraska political story, we came across this one as well, for your Thursday night football related enjoyment.
Former football manager Lou Holtz is propelling support — with votes and with income — for Republicans using for Congress.
In a fundraising e-mail sent Tuesday on interest of a National Republican Congressional Committee, Holtz pronounced GOP leaders in a House are good positioned to “fire Nancy Pelosi” in Nov though “they can’t find a finish section but your support.” The message, filled with football references, asked supporters to give money to assistance Republicans constraint a infancy on Nov. 2.
“We are late into a fourth entertain of a midterm elections and a NRCC needs your evident assistance to expostulate a Republican Party to victory,” a former Notre Dame manager said.
Um…and Go Huskers!
And see the new spot by Congressman Adrian Smith, which we also got our mits on:
Good summary piece.
Keep up the good work Adrian!