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In what has to be the most tasteless political tweet of the night, Minnesota GOP Deputy State Director Chris Fields, responding to a DFL staffer's tweet mourning the passing of Robin Williams by requesting voters vote for GOP Governor Candidate Jeff Johnson in Tuesday's Minnesota Primary.

Chris Fields responded by tweeting:

Ellen C Anderson, lists her occupation as Director of Digital Media and Social Organizing with (the) Minnesota DFL. Later  she tweeted an explanation of her thoughts related to family issues with depression.

People sometimes do make poor tweets. Good people know when they are wrong, insensitive, or perhaps make an ill timed joke. I am willing to forgive this.

However, Deputy Director Fields just spent the last hour doubling down on his tweet defending it and criticizing the people criticizing him.

GOP Governor Candidate Jeff Johnson has a world class jerk of a Party Deputy Director helping him try to defeat Incumbent Democrat Mark Dayton. Perhaps Mr. Fields should delete his tweets and go to bed.

Here is a local blog that has picked up the story - The great Bluestem Prairie  They have more tweets.

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