Judging by the number of people who just won an election and are already floating trial balloons that they’re ready to try for something bigger, Tuesday’s election will likely not bring any relief from the thing we say we don’t like.
But we say that, and then post, and retweet and forward to our heart’s content. People, you have the power to make it stop.
Make it so.
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.