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  •  Whether Arne's a true believer or not… (0+ / 0-)

    …is only obvious to those of us on the politically active edges.

    As for the media narrative to be sold to the public: "former Democratic Senator Walter Mondale and former Republican Governor Arne Carlson forged a bipartisan compromise".

    Now it is up to the Republicans in the legislature to look totally unreasonable. And Carlson's participation will make them look just like that to the voters in the middle.

    Teh stoopidTM, it hurts. Buy smart, union-printed, USA-made, signs, stickers, swag for everyone: DemSign.com.

    by DemSign on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 10:49:34 AM PDT

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    •  mngop doesn't care if it looks unreasonable (2+ / 0-)
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      Aquarius40, sloopydrew

      They already purged the last of their moderates.  They will happily go down with the ship.  I'm thinking either Dayton will cave or this shutdown will last until the next election.

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