The local coffee shop in St. Paul is singing a familiar refrain. It opened early on Monday — 5 a.m. — to serve the hordes of delegates and media we’ve been hearing about for the last two years.
On the other side of the river, hours earlier, there were plenty of customers. Wrong city. Wrong hour. Wrong drink.
(h/t: Tom Weber)
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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