While he was speaking to the Nevada state legislature in Carson City last night, Dean Heller’s teleprompter broke down.
Without the words scrolling a foot in front of his face, Dean Heller didn’t have a clue how to give his speech. He froze.
This wasn’t during some extended technical explanation of some policy. (Heller doesn’t do that). Dean Heller was caught flat-footed talking about what a great country America is. Without his prepared remarks, he couldn’t even string a sentence together.
Instead, he stammered and stuttered — “a place …. a place ….with a …. where a Senator.”
Senator, here’s a pro tip you might learn on the campaign trail this year: bring a paper copy. But we know you’ll just keep reading whatever your staff types into the teleprompter — and keep your fingers crossed.
Check out Heller’s embarrassing inability to finish a sentence about how great America is: