Here’s one answer, provided by a Facebook post today from the Minnesota State Patrol. It’s ours.
Typical of online outrage, commenters are blaming the Salvation Army and churches for not doing more. Nobody seemed particularly alarmed or embarrassed by the fact a person was homeless in the first place.
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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