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May 9, 2013 at 2:00 am in The Daily Republic
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Tags: columns, Opinion, Politics, Seth Tupper, state, stephanie herseth sandlin, updates 10 Comments »
What in GOD’S NAME caused you to write “equally capable alternative — like Kristi Noem — .” These candidates WEREN’T EVEN CLOSE in capability and insight. Noem was driven to office through non-political far-right activist issues (read abortion). You’re comparing an erudite Georgetown-educated attorney to a dirt farmer with a high school education. Gimme a break. Write for a shopping news or something.
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Yeah! The world needs more erudite ivy league lawyers in Washigton, Them simple minded country folks just got no sense. Doncha know.
Dirt farmers! The nerve!
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Actually, Stephanie is both an “Ivy league educated lawyer” (although Georgetown isn’t in the Ivy League) and a “dirt farmer” having grown up on the farm in the Groton area. So, you get both with Herseth-Sandlin.
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If they’re not “ivy-league” then they ought to plant some cause they’re at the top of the list for a quality legal education.
Nice to see ya here brother.
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Kristi actually does have a college degree from SDSU. I think she is a fine representave for South Dakota.
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I meant to say Kristi is a fine representative for South Dakota instead of “representave”. Stephanie never did represent South Dakota values. I hope she doesn’t win any more elections.
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Please give an example of Noem representing SD and where Herseth did not
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I think ‘Tupper’ is on point. I was not impressed with Sandlin-Herseth’s record as a representative, though agreed with ‘some’ of her positions. She was too ‘blue dog’ for my blood. I bet she wouldn’t think about background checks either. IMO she would be just a tinsey bit to the left of Thune. That is too much of a conservative block from So. Dak. in my book. Why can’t Democrats get a better candidate?
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You are correct John on Sandlin-Herseth record and the ‘blue dog’ referenc but it also answers your own question on the Democrat problem…..they won’t get elected in SD.
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