Duluth, Duluth, Duluth is on fire (for Rybak).

Duluth Mayor Don Ness and Duluth city council members Jeff Anderson, Dan Hartman and Patrick Boyle announced they’re backing Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak’s bid for governor. Ness said he decided to back Rybak over two northeastern state lawmakers, Tom Bakk and Tom Rukavina, because he felt like Rybak would be the best person to lead the state in difficult times.

“These are times when we have to look beyond parochial interests. We need leadership in Minnesota,” Ness said.

Here’s the news conference:

Side note: I’ve been itching to use that headline for a long, long time. Bonus points to the first person who can name the rapper who coined a song title that is somewhat similar to that headline.

  • tom scheck

    @mokros is first in with the correct answer.

    Rock Master Scott. The original song is The roof, the roof, the roof is on fire.