Colleague Eric Ringham snapped this picture today of the window of an area book chain, reminding us that we can pick our friends, but we can’t pick our neighbors.
That’s Gov. Pawlenty and Keith Richards, side by side, which is likely as close as they’ll ever actually get.
Last night, Stephen Colbert worked Pawlenty’s book and his movie-like trailer over a bit, saying the governor may be running for president of the next Transformers movie.
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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.