Ernst spoke of her childhood when she gave the Republican response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address . . .
Olbermann fired off ten tweets in a row mocking Ersnt after her speech, some with the hashtag #SOTUresponse, cribbed from the Monty Python sketch The Four Yorkshiremen.
Of course, we had it tough. We lived for three months in a paper bag in a septic tank. We used to have to get up at six in the morning…
(Read more on how Olbermann mocks Joni Ernst HERE)
Joni Ernst Being Called ‘New Star’ for GOP Response at State of the Union
By Joe Saunders. Newly sworn-in Republican Sen. Joni Ernst delivered the party’s response to President Obama’s State of the Union address in a soft voice, but with a sharp contrast between the parties’ approach to government — and some not-so-veiled criticism of the president’s performance since taking office.
And she won praise from both ends of the political spectrum.
“I do think tonight a semi-star was born,” conservative columnist George Will told Fox News anchor Bret Baier after Ernst’s speech. “I think Senator Ernst from Iowa passed a test that others have failed. And, in doing so, she helped put a fresh face on the Republican Party.”
Fox contributor, liberal commentator Juan Williams agreed, noting that the dueling speeches marked the themes of the 2016 presidential campaign. (Read more from this story HERE)