First a little Separated at Birth from last night…
Hillary and the guy from the old Macintosh ad!
“So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time…”
Always fun hearing some Bubba speechifying.
You know, like the creepy stalking he did on Hillary back in 1971..and then skipping over the creepy stalking he did with the White House Gals in 1998…
The mumbling over, “and then she voted for and against trade deals…“, since Slick Willy knows there is a smoldering controversy supplied by the Governor of Virginia on the TPP.
As others have said, it is HILLarious that the woman who has been in the public eye for the past 30 years needs to be “humanized” to her party.
The Donald and the press
Always fun to hear the opposing party and the press get their outrage churning when Donald takes the stage.
And the President of the United States has declared that Russia has the DNC’s stupid emails — well racist and conniving and stupid. Yet no declaration that they have Hillary’s emails from when she was the Secretary of State of the United States, which held confidential information.
Funny about the outrage there, yeah?
Ah but back to the convention…
Vince Powers took the microphone for the Nebraska Democrats’ delegation. Here’s the vid from the OWH’s Joe Morton:
— Joseph Morton (@MortonOWH) July 26, 2016
As you can see, when it was his turn to exhort the blessings of Nebraska, he noted…
1) That he is “the Chair of the Nebraska Democratic Party…”
Uh…does that mean that Jane Kleeb’s inauguration date is TBD?* In most of these situations, once the vote is held, the person takes over right away. Maybe I missed something…anyway…
[*Apparently they don’t install Kleeb until around the Winter Solstice celebrations.]
2) That, “Nebraska is an amazing state…”
Oh yeah? Well OK, tell the rest of the country why, Vince…
3) “Home of nearly 2 million hard working people.”
Wait…that’s IT? A population count? Nebraska is amazing because there’s lots (well…) of people and they work hard?
WHO WROTE THIS????
(And just to note the contrast, the Republican’s J.L. Spray took his 60 seconds to exalt Silicon Prairie News, Nebraska football and Nebraska beef.)
4) And then he talks about how awesome it is because Nebraska splits the Electoral Ballot.
Note that, Nebraska Republicans who voted against WTA. Vince finds it important to pull that one out at the most partisan place possible. Hmm! Gee!
5) Delegate Vote totals from Nebraska: Hillary (who Vince felt it necessary to describe as “honest” –har har har!) 13 votes and Bernie…16 votes!
That, friends, was out of 16,250 votes cast at their little caucuses.
Because Democrats couldn’t wait for the Primary.
And at the Primary, where 78,543 people voted…
Hillary won 53%-46%.
So the Bernie people were right!
The system IS rigged!
Congratulations Nebraska Democrats.
Apparently Vince Powers is still in charge, and you’ve successfully turned Democracy on its head.
Gunning for Chief of Staff?
And on the Twitter last night, one former Nebraska Republican party chair gave a preview, apparently, of a coming campaign:
— Mark Fahleson (@fahleson) July 27, 2016
Howard Dorian Gray
Just to leave off on a convention note, I Tweeted last night that Howard Dean would be a wuss if he didn’t make a call-back to his famous scream, and God bless him, he did. Good for him!
But here’s the other thing about Dean: the guy hasn’t aged a day since 2004!
Here he is:
He’s gotten YOUNGER! The guy has to have a portrait in his attic that looks like this!
(Thanks to my kids’ “Old Booth” for that one…)
He is a year younger than Trump, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush (who are all only a month apart in age) yet he looks like he has been spending the last 12 years in Michael Jackson’s age-defying oxygen chamber.
We should all BE so lucky!
(Then again, maybe it’s just lose some weight, Grecian Formula and spray-on tan. I dunno…)
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