Quoted: Bob Kerrey on being a Nebraskan

September 25, 2012

Bob Kerrey, right, greeting his Republican opponent Deb Fischer, at a 4th of July parade in Omaha. (Nati Harnik/AP)

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“Nobody said that Johnny Carson wasn’t a Nebraskan. Nobody said that Dick Cavett isn’t a Nebraskan. Nobody accused Marlon Brando or Henry Fonda, after they left and found opportunity someplace else, of not being a Nebraskan.”

Bob Kerrey answering charges he’s a carpetbagger because he lived out of the state for years, reports the Grand Island Independent. The former governor, now a Democratic Senate candidate trailing in the polls, told a rally Sunday that, “I don’t know what the test is, but I think I’ve passed it.”

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