Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Bush ‘Miss me yet?’ billboard vandalized, 10 races to watch in 2010, Sharpest drop in manufacturing in past year.
Minnesota House candidate Sheldon Anderson, R-Wyoming, tweeted this afternoon that the infamous billboard of George W. Bush on I-35, which reads “Miss me yet” has been vandalized.
Today marks 14 weeks until Election Day, when 37 of the nation’s governorships, 36 Senate seats, and all 435 House seats are at stake. With unemployment over 9 percent, and the country in the midst of a slow and painful recovery, the wind is at the backs of Republicans. Most analysts believe the GOP could gain the 39 seats required to take back the House, but that it faces much longer odds netting the 10 seats needed for a Senate majority.
His performance sounded beautiful and effortless. When veteran actor Robert Davi turned around to face the audience, I couldn’t help but smile. He was in his element and could have no greater inspiration than Frank Sinatra.