Perhaps you know the type. They got tickets weeks ago to the Super Bowl, and spent an inordinate amount of time working into the conversation the fact they were going to a warm, sunny place in the dead of winter… and you weren’t.
The current temperature in Dallas, Texas, the site of Sunday’s Super Bowl: 27 degrees.
The current temperature in Minneapolis: 34 degrees.
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.