Ostensibly, the story on Saturday was the “glittering” of Rep. Michele Bachmann, the latest target of gay rights activists. On Saturday, a woman tried to toss glitter at Bachmann at the RightOnline conference of conservative activists and bloggers in Minneapolis.
Upon further review, however, the most impressive part of the video is the synchronized security forces who made the woman disappear as if it was a magic show.
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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