Mikhael Teryohin, an engineer at a software company in Fargo, is worried about people across the border and the threat they represent to the hard-working people in his area. They could, for example, steal their jobs.
That’s right. Mikhael is worried about the people from Moorhead.
“The way people are talking about things and the way the media spins different things, people are so disconnected and it’s so based on emotion,” Teryohin tells the Fargo Forum about his satirical video. “So I thought why not have a little fun.”
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.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.