DEM Candidate Corinna Robinson IS running for the US Congress


I have been noticing several reader comments on media websites (that I assume are plants by Republicant’s trying to dis-credit Robinson’s campaign). So I set the record straight tonight while attending a Minnehaha County Democratic fundraiser at the Falls Overlook Cafe. Sorry, I am a little hazy, I had a couple of glasses of Moscato at the event (and I thought they only served kool-aid at Republican events, my bad).

I asked Corinna if she was running (after telling her the rumors swirling around). She said definately, in fact she already has a West River and an East River director working for her (I met the East River fella tonight) and she plans to make the big announcement in January sometime.

So detractors, knock it off already.

While I am not sure if I am totally sold on Corinna, I will say that the BS smear campaign on her is uncalled for. We know the real reason the SD GOP is swinging low and early, because when you match Corinna’s credentials with Noem’s, Noem’s campaign is quickly distracting the electorate with Mitchell hair, barrel roping stories, hoop earrings and mail order college degrees. If Noem is dumb enough to debate Robinson, Corinna will pound her into submission, I can’t wait for this matchup.

Other highlights of the event was meeting Democratic Candidate for Governor, Joe Lowe.


I am usually hard to impress when I first meet a political candidate, but not only is Joe intelligent, and has great economic, public safety, and leadership skills, he is very funny, incredibly funny. He shared many personal ‘war stories’ with GP and I about his employment with the state.

Rick Weiland also talked about the benefits of a buy-in to Medicare being offered to all citizens (woot-woot).

In other news, county commissioner Jeff Barth confessed to me he is NOT running for mayor.

And a chuckle for the night, I was looking for Mayor Huether to be at the event tonight. Not only Minnehaha county’s most powerful Democrat but the state’s most powerful Democrat, according to some peeps (sorry Bernie Hunhoff). But he was a no show. I didn’t ask anyone about it, but was offered the information from an attendee. I guess he didn’t attend because he believes the Jamison campaign has a ‘tracker’ on him. Luckily I wasn’t drinking my Moscato Kool-aid, because the person telling me would have been splattered with it. I do know that in Huether’s final ‘Listening and Learning’ session before the election that someone was doing an audio recording of the session, like it matters because you can listen to it here. But if that is what Paranoid Mike considers a tracker, I want to tell him there are bigger turds and tracks in the forrest to worry about.

And the final word on Jarding, get ready for this, No one knows what the heck he is running for. He is scheduled to teach classes next Spring at Harvard, so many are puzzled as to what he is up to.


#1 LJL on 12.30.13 at 11:29 pm

The only thing tracking Huether is the stink of Bullshit and sulfur. It’s good to know that if someone is constantly tailing him he won’t be seen in public. Who wants to take the first shift?

#2 No to Noem 2014 on 12.31.13 at 7:09 am

I’m excited about Corinna Robinson’s campaign. I wish I could have been there but I’ll have to wait for the next opportunity and learn more about this candidate. I’m still amazed SD elected Noem. Can’t the Republicans find a better candidate? Surely there are much better people out there. It’s another example of how bad our political process has become.

#3 anonymous2 on 12.31.13 at 9:32 am

To “No to Noem 2014”: I am right there with you–wondering how she was ever elected. Still unbelief. But then I am stuck back in Texas years, and years, and years ago. Did I say years ago?

#4 caheidelberger on 12.31.13 at 10:05 am

The Republicans don’t want a better candidate. For their purposes, she is the perfect package. Her job is not to legislate or provide constituent service. Her job is to raise money, win elections, keep responsible public servants out of the seat, and protect GOP gridlock.

Glad to see you like He promises to be a provocative candidate. And the GOP and the electorate need some provocation.

#5 pathloss on 01.02.14 at 8:48 am

We should get together sometime for a liquid blunt (tequila shot). Incidently, I heard Huether’s 23 yo daughter has a 125k job at Sanford. Can anybody verify?

#6 Detroit Lewis on 01.02.14 at 10:41 am

She does work for Sanford, not sure what it pays. But I also hear she is very qualified for it and has a good education. Now how she might have gotten the job, well, uh . . .

#7 Scott on 01.02.14 at 12:52 pm

The daughter who was handpicked to give the final words of wisdom on the EC?

#8 l3wis on 01.02.14 at 1:35 pm

Yeah, wonder if she was working for Sanford at the time, and if so, if she was paid over time for her performance?