Late Night FDL: This Just In – Francisco Franco is Still Dead, Tom Emmer is Still a Nutbar

By: Wednesday September 7, 2011 8:00 pm

Remember Minnesota’s Tom Emmer, the dipwad who would be governor? He came a bit too close to it for my comfort, largely because of a local legacy media that was far too gentle to him and far too eager to pass along smears against his DFL opponent (and seriously good guy) Mark Dayton, but even the legacy press couldn’t quite insulate Emmer from the effects of his own actions. (Remember his War on the Waitstaff and the mythical $100,000-a-year waitress? Yeah, that’s what I’m talking about.)

LGBT: Glitter from Heaven at Minnesota State (un)Fair

By: Monday September 5, 2011 7:15 pm

Glitter rained down from the sky today at the Minnesota State Fair as activists sprinkled sparkles onto the Minnesota for Marriage booth and participants shouted, “Where’s our booth?! Equality for all.”

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