Yes, Gov. Mark Dayton has his own monkey story to tell. What did he see? Read more →
We’ll take our kindness and humanity anywhere we can find it and today we find it from a couple of dueling politicians, which is why this qualifies as ‘news’, and also why we’re constantly searching for kindness and humanity. Read more →
Of all of the ludicrous, misplaced, and, frankly, chilling criticisms and intimidation of the free press in recent days, none rises to the level of absurdity as the criticism leveled against the Minnesota media overnight for showing images of Gov. Mark Dayton’s collapse during his State of the State address. Read more →
One of these days we’re going to have to calculate the impact — if any — a hockey ad makes in Minnesota. Is it, for example, as big a boost as a Scandanavian name?
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Why are the people who hold office so afraid of being questioned? Read more →
Last evening, Dayton crowned his legislative year by waiting until all the Capitol’s political reporters were in Rochester covering the GOP state convention, to put out a release after hours indicating he’d vetoed the Legislature’s bill putting the kibosh on the state lottery’s plan to allow online scratch-off gambling and lottery sales at gas pumps in the state. Read more →