A screenshot of Sen. Ben Sasse's commencement speech to Fremont High School's graduating seniors on May 16.
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On Saturday, Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse gave what some called “the weirdest commencement speech.” He told Fremont High’s graduating seniors not to major in psychology, cracked jokes about people named Jeremy and alluded to  a head scratching metaphor about climbing rope.

Recently the senator won the primary for his senate seat with the most votes ever cast for a candidate in such an election. As he prepares for the general election or speaks on your behalf in Congress during a pandemic, what advice would you offer?

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Chris Bowling

Chris has worked for The Reader since January 2020. As an investigative reporter and news editor he’s taken deep dives into topics such as police transparency, affordable housing and COVID-19. Originally...

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