Politicians are shocked to learn the things Patriot Act opponents warned them about years ago have come true, what’s the big deal with the Rolling Stone cover, Minneapolis spent $400,000 lobbying for the Vikings stadium, hookers and pols in Saint Paul, and the dead eagle.
Here’s today’s news conversation with Mary Lucia on The Current.
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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