Republican U.S. Senate Jon Keyser is “running on, ‘I have a Bronze Star,’” GOP U.S. Senate candidate Darryl Glenn told 9News today, for a “Balance of Power” show to be aired fully on Sunday morning at 8:45 before Meet the Press:
In a teaser for the program, Glenn says, “Jon Keyser is a nice guy but does not have a lot of depth or breadth of experience. He’s running on ‘I have a Bronze Star.’” Glenn told 9News. “I respect him for that, but he didn’t even finish a term in the legislature.”
9News anchor Kyle Clark reported on the interview:
Glenn assailed Keyser for lacking a conservative voting record that would qualify him for the Senate.
“You can’t just go in there and drop your Bronze Star and say, ‘This is how I’m going to vote.’” Glenn said.
The Keyser campaign fired back sharply.
“Darryl Glenn is embarrassing himself and further proving why he will never be a United States Senator,” said Keyser spokesman Matt Connelly.
Glenn, who won a GOP election Saturday to appear on the Republican primary ballot, presented a similar version of his attack on Keyser on KVOR radio in Colorado Springs April 11, stating:
Glenn: “You hear a lot of people pandering out there, saying great things. And I’m personally offended at Mr. Keyser. He needs to stop campaigning on the fact that he has a Bronze Star. I love the fact – I honor him because he has that. But I represent, here, five military installations. I have people on my own team that have that. And the one thing they don’t do is campaign on it. These people do things that most people don’t want to do. But you don’t use it for personal benefit. So he needs to dial it back!”
Listen to Glenn on KVOR radio April 11: