I meant to make note of this yesterday and some person commenting had it exactly right, it’s the type of blog posting that makes you want to stop blogging forever, because you’re not worthy. I know exactly what that person means.
Archives for September 28, 2006
On the way out the door today, political editor Mike Mulcahy said, “tell your Polinaut readers that ‘I got the message about Papa John Kolstad.’” Apparently there’s an organized protest of some sort because Kolstad isn’t being invited to an attorney general debate on October 10th. I’ve opined on debatesbefore so won’t bother to repeat myself here.
Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty will have a new TV ad up tomorrow that criticizes DFLer Mike Hatch. The two are running neck in neck in the polls in the race for governor. The Pawlenty ad says Hatch’s spending promises would create an average tax increase of $2912 for every Minnesota family. Pawlenty uses a CPA Read more →
I’m still intrigued by the logistical nightmare — or dream — that the ’08 convention presents to St. Paul, I mean the Twin Cities.
Last week, Peter Hutchinson, the Independence Party’s candidate for governor, appeared in a news conference with people in duck costumes. Today, the I-P’s candidate for Secretary of State, Joel Spoonheim, was walking through the capitol press corps room with a guy in a bison (or is it buffalo?) costume to promote the site askindie. It’s Read more →
The Grand Old Party will be partying in St. Paul in 2008. The RNC decision to hold the 2008 Republican National Convention at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul leads the digest. MPR, the Star Tribune, the Pi Press, KARE-11, Congressional Quarterly, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Roll Call (subscription required) and Read more →
Democrat Amy Klobuchar is leading Republican Mark Kennedy in the race for U.S. Senate according to the latest Wall Street Journal/Zogby Poll. Klobuchar is polling at 49% to Kennedy’s 40%. DFLer Mike Hatch is polling ahead of Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty by .7% in the race for governor! I-P candidate Peter Hutchinson is polling at Read more →