With his Saturday announcement that he’s just going to keep re-running and re-running, Brad Ashford has decided that NO women should be the Democrat nominee for Congress!
Ashford had been jockeying with his wife Ann about who within the family should run. The East-Coast newspapers were featuring the family squabbling. Ann has been Tweeting up a storm, trying to show how much of a Democrat she could be (though being, you know, a former Republican).
And then don’t forget that Kara (CAR-uh) Eastman unveiled her first campaign video, showing that she is surrounded by activists, water champions and other non evil, capitalist, white, male, lawyers.
So Brad’s decision means that he not only shoved the missus to the curb (argue all you want Ann — only one of you is in this race now, and it ain’t you), but he’s staked out his ground as the not-Kara candidate.
And now even the Wall Street Journal notes, “He also got pushback from people saying it would be sexist if he ran instead of his wife.”
(Brad: Well, so what? What’s wrong with being sexy?
David St. Hubbins: Sex-ist, Brad.)
Of course that’s not news for the establishments Democrats. They oppose U.S. Senator Deb Fischer and her great work for Nebraska. They opposed Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert with their latest white, male career politician.
And one of their central committee members even resigned from the state Democrat leadership because she was sick of them supporting their white, male lawyers year after year.
And then here comes Brad…again.
Running for Congress…again
(Oh but THIS time he doesn’t like the pipeline! See, totally different!)
In the mean time Ashford told the OWH that, “he talked to (Heath) Mello before making his decision and Ashford’s understanding is that Mello isn’t planning a 2nd District run.”
After Ashford went door-to-door with Mello during Mello’s ill-fated Mayoral run, it would be something of a dagger in the back if Mello set out against him.
Of course Mello had the city-council seat if he wanted it, but decided to dive for the brass-ring instead. Now?
Hopefully Jane Kleeb and the Nebraska Dems can find a spot for this white, male, “pro-life”, pro-KXL Pipeline, Bernie Sanders-denying, go-getter.
Speaking of U.S. Senator Deb Fischer, she was in Omaha on Friday holding another town hall meeting.
And, per usual, protesters were there to try to yell her down.
But don’t worry, protesters. Senator Fischer will totally bend to your will because you are noisy and rude. That is the best way to get her attention, and convince her to change her mind on the top issues of the day.
And then be sure to yell at veterans who might suggest that they agree with her.
Oh, and jeer at anyone who compliments Fischer on work that she has done in the state.
You have it nailed down for how to behave in these kind of situations. No doubt you will get your point across to not only Fischer, but to all Nebraskans on whatever it is that you demand.
(Is she “hearing but not listening” or “listening but not hearing”? I always forget…)
And as life imitates art imitates life…President Trump’s lawyer, Jay Sekulow…and the blue-haired lawyer from the Simpsons:
I also gotta say, this was pretty funny:
Anyone who woke up from a 2 year coma and was shown this picture would 100% think it was a new CBS sitcom. pic.twitter.com/hsdsyP9TRx
— Benjamin Siemon (@BenjaminJS) June 18, 2017
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