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Well, and out of touch, too.

That screen shot, to the "far right" (pun intended)? Those are tweets that were fired off last night by Bob Koss - who bills himself as, and this is a quote:  "Free thinking conservative. Proud staffer at the Minnesota Senate Republican Caucus." Koss is a Legislative Assistant for Joe Gimse.

The target of Koss' tirade?  Republican State Representative John Kriesel, an Iraq War Veteran.  Rep. Kriesel's offense, to "earn" comments such as "RINO" & "Piece of (stuff)" & "SOB" & "shameless self promoter"?  

Kriesel had the audacity to speak his mind on the floor of the House of Representatives and then allow that speech to be included in a television ad advocating a "No" vote on the marriage restriction constitutional amendment.  

Predictably, the media picked up on Koss' WAY out of line attack; KSTP TV reported on it this morning - "Twitter War Breaks Out Between Rep. Kriesel, Staffer Koss" - and City Pages not only wrote about it; they have screen shots of the entire exchange.

This so-called "twitter war" is simply the latest example of an out of control Republican Senate Caucus.

And where are the Republican Senators?  Senate Majority "Leader" Dave Senjem, R-Rochester, is in Rochester trying to save his political skin. Asistant Majority "Leader" David Hann, R-Eden Prairie (the alleged co-chair of the Republican Senate Re-Election effort) is, well, who knows where?  He's been ducking the press ever since Fox9 TV ran a story: "What Does Hann Do For A Living?".

As far as I can tell, it's understandable the Senate Republican Caucus' Communications "Director" - Steve Sviggum - couldn't jump into the fray and stop Koss, a caucus staffer, from committing poltical hari kari on twitter last night - because as far as I can tell, Sviggum - the Communications "Director" - isn't even ON twitter.

It's an insult to clown cars to call the scandal plagued Senate Republican Caucus a "clown car."

Hopefully next Wednesday, they WILL be called "the MINORITY Republican Senate Caucus."

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