In the aftermath of last November’s election, the big TV and radio networks sent their Washington reporters out to the Midwest and South to find out about this America thing they’ve been hearing about, because there wasn’t a reporter in the Midwest who could’ve explained what’s going on there to the rest of the country. Not one. Anywhere.
A Missouri TV talk show host has taken on the task.
Listen up, coasts.
(h/t: Regina McCombs)
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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