Nebraska Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ben Sasse wants to the move the nation’s Capitol to his home state, though he hasn’t picked a capital city.
It’s a spoof, of course, but a well-produced spoof that is catching the attention of the Internet crowd.
Casting himself as a Washington, D.C., outsider not beholden to insider political pressure, Sasse suggests in the 5-minute video moving the moving the Capitol — the actual building — using what appears to be a super-sized big rig and trailer. Doing that, he says, would insulate lawmakers from the specials interests and powerful lobbyists inside the Beltway while giving the political class a taste of the Cornhusker State’s conservative values.
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