As reported by the OWH, the full secret recording of Nebraska Democrat Party Technology Chair Phil Montag shows that Montag did say what he meant, and meant what he said when he blurted out that he was glad that Rep. Steve Scalise got shot.
Oh, sorry. “Fu**in’ glad.”
But the audio also strongly suggests that Destin Madison and Chelsey Gentry-Tipton were blackmailing Montag to publicly show his support for Gentry-Tipton after her comments — or else they’d release his comments.
And they did.
The story says that Gentry-Tipton was upset that Jane Kleeb didn’t just “denounce” her comments, instead of asking her to resign as she did.
They also, “talked about a rift between Democrats and black people.”
And Madison said, “he was tired of Democrats saying one thing and then doing another.”
Aren’t we all.
A memo is swirling around (H/T @TrailforAmerica) from some polling done by the Congressional Leadership Fund. They did polling on what Democrats consider 11 “competitive” Congressional races around the country — including Nebraska’s 2nd District.
In those 11 districts, they asked voters their thoughts on Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Of the 11, Pelosi’s image was last in #NE02.
60% of Nebraska 2nd District voters said they have an unfavorable view of Nancy Pelosi. And only 30% had a favorable view. (And there’s a heck of a lot more Dems in the 2nd than 30%, last time I checked.)
Hey, you remember Nancy Pelosi, right Brad? You voted for her for Speaker, then had her to dinner in Omaha.
And Isn’t it something how the Brad Ashford family campaign team is Tweeting up a storm about Congressman Don Bacon’s position on the AHCA (which by the way, will be a completely different bill that ever gets passed, after the Senate takes their swing).
But keep this in mind:
During his brief stint in Congress, Brad Ashford first said he was opposed to ObamaCare. Then he voted for it twice, caving to Nancy Pelosi’s wishes.
And under Brad Ashford’s ObamaCare…
Premiums for Nebraskans have doubled.
People have lost the coverage they wanted.
And now they’re down to ONE choice for an insurer.
“If you like your insurance plan, you can keep your insurance plan. If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor.”
And now Ashford’s pointing fingers at Don Bacon?
No wonder his Twitter handle is still @BradAshford16.
No Shirt, No Shoes, No Dice
A shoutout to the Democrats who showed up at Senator Fischer’s campaign event in Lincoln, and were refused entrance — and to all the rest of you trying to crash your campaign opponent’s gigs:
If you’re not there to support the candidate…YOU AREN’T INVITED.
Enough of these people busting in and saying, “I have a right to ask questions of these elected officials!”
No. No you don’t. Not at a private event.
And oh by the way, you also don’t have the right to post how you think they’re terrible people who hate puppies, on their campaign Facebook pages. And you don’t have a right to follow them on on their Twitter account. (It’s not rocket-science to get around that, btw.)
If the candidate or the campaign wants to engage you in debate — in public or online — that’s their prerogative. Otherwise, use your own damn Facebook page, Twitter account and/or campaign event to make your feelings known.
The campaign isn’t there to serve your purposes.
They get to do what they want.
Oh, and and you get to do what you want.
Just not on their dime.
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