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Steve Daines Still Doesn’t Know What Office He’s Running For

Steve Daines has certainly struggled with a rather fundamental question about his campaign in the past year. He just can’t seem to figure out what office he’s running for. Today, he sent out a rather desperate sounding fundraising letter asking potential contributors to donate so that he can create a “campaign blitz” that will “feature an onslaught of pro-freedom, pro-conservative, and pro-limited government messaging” across Montana.

He even thoughtfully included a window decal for potential donors.

One little problem, though. The window decal is for the Senate.


I don’t know about you, but for my money, nothing says “I’m ready to take on the challenge of being a member of Congress” quite as well as sending a mass mailing to potential donors and getting the office you are running for wrong.

Steve Daines. For the House. Or the Senate. Or the Lt. Governor. Any damn government job will do.

Update:  It turns out that he’s still confused on his web site, too.

Isn’t this guy supposed to be some sort of technology guru? Maybe he should pay his outsourced workers a few more cents a day.

If you appreciate an independent voice holding Montana politicians accountable and informing voters, and you can throw a few dollars a month our way, we would certainly appreciate it.

About the author

Don Pogreba

Don Pogreba has been writing about Montana politics since 2005 and teaching high school English since 2000. He's a former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.
His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.
In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it's a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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