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Economists Deny Endorsing Nebraska’s Shane Osborn
Weekly Standard ^
| May 7, 2014
| JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
Posted on 05/07/2014 2:57:41 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
Nebraska Senate candidate Shane Osborn seems to have made a habit of, one might say, overreaching during this campaign.
First, there was the misrepresented memo: In an effort to defend his military service, Osborn had a friend in the Pentagon write up a memo saying that Osborn was authorized to land in China, put it on official Navy letterhead, and release it without proper authorization. As the Omaha World-Herald reported, Osborns campaign then circulated that memo as if it were an official Navy document. Osborn has since apologized.
Now, Osborn is claiming to have the support of 51 economists from across the country. But as the World-Herald notes, it appears that many if not most of those economist arent aware of their endorsement.
The World-Herald writes:
One of the economists denied giving such an endorsement, according to Club for Growth, a national conservative group that supports Osborn opponent Ben Sasse.
The World-Herald reached eight other economists listed. Of those, two confirmed their endorsements of Osborn. Another acknowledged implicit support.
TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Nebraska
KEYWORDS: china; clubforgrowth; gope; nebraska; osborn; shaneosborn
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Osborn(e), Nebraska, any relation?
posted on 05/07/2014 3:02:48 PM PDT
(The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
posted on 05/07/2014 3:13:33 PM PDT
(Support your local Militia)
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
posted on 05/07/2014 5:20:10 PM PDT
posted on 05/07/2014 6:32:10 PM PDT
(America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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