The you’ve-got-to-pay-for-it-now Rasmussen poll this month on the Senate race and governor’s race is coming out in dribs and drabs.
Archives for May 9, 2006
Every once in a while, I see a clip on ESPN with some kid, plucked from the obscurity of Kidville, trying to sing the National Anthem and forgetting the words. Usually there’s a warm moment, however, when some big NBA superstar (I think I saw Don Casey of the Timberwolves do this in the one Wolves game I could stomach watching this year) will put his arm around the kid and help him/her through it, usually to the large applause of the crowd, appreciative of the effort and embarrassed for the kid from Kidville.
SF2460, the Gophers stadium bill, just passed the Senate on a 34-32 vote. I’ll have the roll call on Votetracker in a few minutes.(It’s a very high-tech process, I take a picture of the TV screen showing the Senate tote board and then load it up into Photoshop and squint my way to figuring out the vote. Hi tech, eh?)
Update 2:04pm The Senate has just passed the Twins and Vikings bill (the one with light rail and transportation projects in it and a metro-wide sales tax referendum) 34-32.
Posting may be relatively light today, as I’m out sick. Talk among yourselves for a bit.