Tony Sutton and the Myth of the Fiscally Prudent and Managerially Competent Republican

By: Monday September 2, 2013 4:00 pm

As Tony Sutton sees his nadir, so also does the myth of the fiscally prudent and managerially competent Republican. Sutton used the myth of his skill with numbers and business expertise to get to the top of the Republican Party of Minnesota; now he is gone, and his chief ally Michael Brodkorb is gone, and the Republicans are left to pick up the pieces.

 

Late Night FDL: MN GOP Chair Tony Sutton, Still Sucking With Other People’s Money

By: Saturday October 29, 2011 8:00 pm

As regular readers of both FDL and Mercury Rising know, I’ve been following the ups and downs of Minnesota Republican Party chair Tony Sutton , and his money-handling difficulties, for some time now. And guess what? He’s in the news again — and as always, it’s about money, or the difficulties pertaining thereto. Bluestem Prairie’s Sally Jo Sorensen has the deets concerning possible Republican dissatisfaction with Sutton’s ham-fisted leadership and subpar money-handling.

Come Saturday Morning: A Tale of Two Franchise Operations

By: Saturday March 5, 2011 6:45 am

The respective models of Ian’s Pizza and Baja Sol show how to grow — and how not to grow — a food franchise operation. Ian’s does it well. Baja Sol? Not so much.

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