While Leavenworth St. sources said Speaker Galen Hadley would deliver a “Letter of Reprimand” to Chambers over his recent “Ernie-gram” which crudely referenced Senator Bill Kintner’s wife, Lauren, it looks like Hadley addressed the situation in an alternate way.
Elle Hansen posted a response she received from Speaker Hadley regarding the situation with Chambers:
In the email correspondence from Speaker Hadley, addressing a “Letter of Reprimand” Hadley writes:
I had a private conversation with Senator Chambers. No letter was given.
As noted here yesterday:
Leavenworth St.’s sources in the Capitol say there certainly was a letter, and that it is possible someone backed off, or became skittish when the news went public.
The point made here went on to say…
Though a private, spoken reprimand would have the potential to have more effect, since a public criticism of Chambers would likely only embolden him.
So it looks like the private meeting may have had its effect on Chambers, as many noted that his next Ernie-gram was devoid of the crass statements that he made about Lauren Kintner in the previous document.
Of course, that being said, and Chambers apparently being privately rebuked, the people of Nebraska still have no real evidence that anyone will stand up to Chambers in public. Backroom is the best they’ll get for now…
“Morning Consult” does a ranking of U.S Senators’ approval and disapproval from time to time, and the latest results are in:
That puts Fischer as 45th out of 100 in the Approve ranks.
Sasse comes in at 81st.
Those numbers are about the same — down 2% for Fischer from Morning Consult in 2015.
But they are down 10% for Sasse since last year:
The methodology of the polling states:
More than 71,900 registered voters across America have evaluated the job performance of key elected officials on Morning Consult’s weekly online national polling from early May 2016 through early September 2016 to determine the latest Senator Approval Rankings.
Essentially a summertime “snapshot” as it were.
It is difficult to swing a dead, piano-playing, cat across the internets these past few days without seeing a discussion of Hillary’s health breakdown.
And since her campaign seems intent on hiding the truth about her conditions, using a little addition, it may be getting clearer:
One problem of her’s at the 9/11 ceremony, apparently, was “dehydration”. Numerous stories say the staff struggles to get her to drink any fluids, because of her resistance. And for the past year she has been wearing weird, gigantic clothing.
So a likely answer?
Now there are likely lots of other issues — pneumonia being one. But if she has a problem holding it in, and thus won’t stay hydrated, that could cause other problems as well.
Again, I’m not one of those TV doctors on that Cigna commercial, but I have read several Sherlock Holmes novels…
FWIW, if this is the case, it sort of helps the Hillary camp explain away problems associated with, “is she too sick to be Commander in Chief?” But it wouldn’t be a super-good revelation either…
Good faith abortion?
A bizarre full-page ad in the OWH yesterday:
This was on the back page of the A section:
You don’t see a lot of “Catholics for Abortion” ads, now do you? Funny that.
And their choice of a spokesman?
A dude, wearing a pink shirt, sitting in a stadium (?) with just a little TMP in his hair (that’s “too much product”), making a face.
Who was this ad persuading again?
Of course this George Soros funded endeavor is more likely aimed at the Ashford and Hillary voters who want to talk themselves around the Democrats’ pro-abortion stances.
Well, there’s a gelled-up dude, really early for the game, to help you out.
Hey speaking of swell pics, Politico came out with its “Politico’s 50” piece, where they pick 50 movers-and-shakers in the the political world.
Coming in at #49…Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse!
You can guess all of the reasons they give, mostly Trump related.
But the strange focus is on the images they used.
First there was this scary recast image:
Then on the piece itself, they used this image:
As the OWH’s Joe Morton noted:
“Was more wondering about the Halloween-themed lighting.”
So if the Senate thing doesn’t work out for Sasse, at least he has a career as a Haunted-House greeter to fall back on…
Speaking of the Facebook, Sasse and interesting photos, there was this on Brad Ashford’s Facebook page:
That would be Mayor “Stothert” and Senator “Sasse”.
(The little microphone thing on your iPhone doesn’t always print whatcha want…)
Wait, is that Democrat Brad Ashford trying to show that he runs into Republicans some times! Why, I never!
Have to ask him if he puts Mayor Stothard into the “Basket of Deplorables”…
…or be square
Hey speaking of Mayor Stothert, she is going to formally announce her re-election campaign soon.
Follow this “EventBrite” for the info on the rally at Scott Conference Center (6450 Pine Street) on September 29th at 5:30pm.
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