You’re a Chilean miner, trapped underground with several dozen colleagues for 10 weeks. You’re being raised to the surface one-by-one to be reunited with your family. You try to think of something prolific to say to the world upon your return to it. What is it? (Submit your answer below)
Chilean miners, an end to “don’t ask-don’t tell”, France makes a big stink about raising the 60-year-old retirement age, and is your dog depressed? Those are the items in today’s conversation with The Current’s Mary Lucia.
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.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.