You know that game they play at the St. Paul Saints game where a couple of fans spin around while holding their head on a vertical bat, and then try to run a few yards? That must be what being a former president of the United States is like. You go from being the center of a universe to being a guy who does… well… what?
A Dallas hardware store took out an ad in a newspaper, offering a greeter’s job to former president George Bush. On Saturday, the greeter-in-chief showed up to claim the gig.
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 several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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