Watching this replay last night of a Colbert Report episode that aired last week, it was hard to envision a Minnesota congressperson agreeing to be interviewed by Stephen Colbert or — more important — agreeing to finish the sentence, “I like the company of prostitutes because….”
For the record, no sitting member of the Minnesota delegation has been interviewed by Colbert for his “Better Know a District” series.
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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