Caller: “Can you verify that was Senator Leibham at the gas station this morning?”
Gas station clerk: “Senator Leibham?”
Caller: “Yes. Do you guys support him?”
Clerk: “I have nothing to say about that, I am not politically involved.”
Caller: “Alright, well you can tell Dick he’s not good for business, I’ll tell you that.”
Shocked over the 26-second conversation, Hiers quickly traced the call — only to get surprise number two.
“And it turned out to be coming from the Sheboygan area district school office,” he said.
“Obviously our school district equipment and the facilities are for the purposes of school,” Superintendent Joseph Sheehan responded. “Any type of phone call leaving any types of threats or condoning any type of intimidation is strictly prohibited.”
The superintendent, who was out of the area Friday, said the district’s taken what it calls “appropriate disciplinary action.”They probably gave her a verbal warning.... It's frightening to think these people are teaching our kids.
Update: The store owner turned out to be the Senator's brother. You can hear an audio of the phone call here.