Ben Sasse's rant

In the Senate election of November 2014, Ben Sasse, a conservative Republican endorsed by the Tea Party, won the race propelled by the same popular sentiments that brought Donald Trump to the White House two years later.  Nebraska is a Republican stronghold with Senator Deb Fisher and three GOP congressmen.  Sasse is now running for re-election. He has been critical of the president on several occasions but voted with him on most public policies such as tax cuts, the border wall, the nomination of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and acquittal of all impeachment charges, and he has issued a full-throated endorsement of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. He has not criticized President Trump's handling of the COVID-19 crisis, nor has he lobbied for masks and social distancing.  On his website, he is in agreement with the assessments of the president quoting the CDC: Who is at risk? The current risk assessment from the Centers for Disease...(Read Full Post)
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