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This time the governor not only vetoed it, but asked of the DFL at the press conference "are you stupid?"

I hope that press conference was filmed. If he does end up as a VP candidate, make sure whoever's debating him knows about this remark. Same if he sticks with running for state office again; make sure the voters remember that he said this.

by lychee on Mon Aug 6th, 2007 at 04:05:48 AM EST
Ooooh, yea. A real macacca moment. Kinda like Grover Norquists comment about government being shruck to the point of drowning in a bathtub. New Orleans was a great way to demonstrate where that idea ends up.

Dredge out that video

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Aug 6th, 2007 at 08:40:37 AM EST
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That video has already been run many times.  If I find a link, I'll post it.  The idea of running a picture of a bad politician and then one of the fallen bridge has occured to even the dullest DFLer.  The best part is that the Rethugs must look at this disaster when they come for their national convention next summer.

I hope this is the death of the Republican party for a generation here in Minnesota.  This is actually kind of sad.  Once upon a time, Minnesota Republicans were pretty sane.

"Remember the I35W bridge--who needs terrorists when there are Republicans"

by techno (reply@elegant-technology.com) on Mon Aug 6th, 2007 at 10:37:52 AM EST
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Hell, even Arne Carlson (the governor of MN for 8 years before Pawlenty and Ventura's 4 year term) was sane. Remember him trying to secure his lame-duck legacy by pumping funds into the University of Minnesota?

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Mon Aug 6th, 2007 at 01:17:16 PM EST
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