As the stadium issue becomes — surprisingly to me — the dominant issue of Minnesota politics this year, I marvel again at the utter impossibilities that become possible in the political world. Consider: When the Twins issue first surfaced, they weren’t far removed from a World Series championship. And yet, support of the stadium was a political poison pill — instant death. Now, the team is a bumbling collection of has-beens, and they’re close to walking out of the Capitol with new digs.

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