Here in the colonies, we are sorely lacking in appropriate traditions. We’ve got nothing to compare with today’s Ladies Day at Aintree in Liverpool, a celebration of racing and fashion. We have not yet calculated, however, whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing.
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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 several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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