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April 08, 2005

Crazy Blog-Money: John Thune Hires Blogger as Senior Advisor

Every time I want to give up this stupid moronblog (for real), I read a story like this. It gives me just enough hope to keep soldiering on:

An Internet blogger who ran a political Web site devoted to getting Sen. John Thune elected will begin working for the South Dakota Republican.

Jon Lauck, a South Dakota State University history professor, said he'll start his new job of senior adviser sometime this summer.

The 33-year-old Madison native said he was looking forward to helping Thune shape national policy on key issues.

"This is a very historic time for our country," Lauck said Tuesday. "Why would I want to be digging through the archives and writing history when I could be living history?"

Lauck received $27,000 as a research consultant from Thune's campaign when the Republican was looking to oust Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle in the November election.

$27,000 for research?

But did he ever interview Ice-T?

This stupid scam I've got going has got to pay off at some point.

Via my top-secret source Mr. X.


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