The tree from which that apple fell now exposes his own difficulties with accuracy. Representative Al Novstrup’s first ad campaign, launched outside District 3, links to his campaign website, the home page of which opens with an inaccurate statement:
I am running for re-election to the South Dakota State Senate. I have served in the State Senate for six years [Al Novstrup, campaign home page, downloaded 2016.08.19].
Has Al already forgotten the son he’s trying to replace. Al served six years in the Senate from 2009 through 2014, but David is District 3’s current Senator. Al is one of District 3’s two Representatives. His proper verb tense should be simple past, “I served,” not the misleading present perfect, “I have served.”
Al’s time warp continues below, where he includes in his “Legislative Accomplishments,” “Currently serving on Senate Appropriation Committee.”
These errors are probably just a matter of cleaning up obsolete Web content. But you’ll want to hop to that, Rep. Al, before your son Senator David sees those errors. He can’t stand inaccuracy on the Internet.