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Sally Sorensen

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Hutchinson, MN
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Posted on 01/05/15 at 11:11 am in response to Why a Republican group is already going after DFL legislators

It's really unfortunate that Brucato continues her habit of ignoring the online sources that first break news. It's not only ignores best media practices, but doesn't link readers to earlier reports. (One earlier example was her "breaking" news on MN GOP House candidate Bob Frey's anti-sodomy views, which had been covered for months by LGBT online news source The Column and Bluestem Prairie

Bluestem Prairie was all over this yesterday and unlike Brucato, it named a number of Senators...

Posted on 12/04/14 at 09:30 am in response to Torii Hunter rips local writer over gay marriage questions

While national progressive media is playing the CPL ad as something that appeared in the Star Tribune, the fact is that the full-page ad has appeared in newspapers across the state.

So far, local The Column notes that it's run in the Duluth New Tribune, the Mankato Free Press, the St. Cloud Times and the Winona Daily News.

The papers are owned by the Forum Communications chain, Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., Gannett, and Lee Media.


Posted on 10/10/14 at 03:51 pm in response to For first time in years, Collin Peterson's seat is a battleground

The Forum papers endorsed Collin Peterson in part because while Westrom's personal story is a good one, as a legislator his record is actually pretty lackluster.

When Peterson retires, it's likely that Republican leaders in the district with stronger records--like Seifert himself--will jump into the GOP endorsement contest. Doubt there will be much loyal to Westrom when it's an open seat.

Posted on 10/07/14 at 08:04 am in response to What I wish people knew about pig farming

Is there any successful industry that tells customers--whether corporations, retail outlets or consumers--that they're simply wrong, wrong, wrong about what they want in a product?

This is wretched apologist clap-trap.

And lazy as well. Do a some digging into this organization before you post another puff piece.

The Mankato Free Press has posted a pdf of the entire email. Written several days before the Mother Jones article was published, it mentioned the old blog posts anf other issues unrelated to Miller.


You're seriously buying into the notion that a soundless sight gag by a Senator who has voted for the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and other pro-women legislation is on the level of Jim Hagedorn's consistently demeaning barbs at women leaders, regardless of their party?

Indeed, until this non-apology apology, Hagedorn's defense was that he attacked people regardless of their party. True enough: he wrote of Miers' nomination to "fill the bra" of Sandra Day O'Connor, while praising...

Posted on 08/25/14 at 03:01 pm in response to After Hagedorn apology, GOP wants one from Franken

If the Republicans wonder why they're losing their war on women, it's because voters can get the difference between a 12-second, soundless Youtube of a dumb sight gag with running commentary that questions women's fitness as leaders based on their gender, while praising female leaders merely for their appearance (re: Hagedorn's crack about Sarah Palin).

And that still leaves Hagedorn's racist and homophobic rifts out there. Sheesh.

Tim Murphy has updated his story on Hagedorn to reflect that Bluestem Prairie first posted about Hagedorn's Mr. Conservative blog.

Posted on 08/07/14 at 10:17 am in response to Minneapolis Park Board dumps 'The Yard'

The minimum wage "fee" is a publicity stunt on the part of a businessman who participated in earlier public relations efforts to try to quash the minimum wage hike and to institute the "tip credit."

The industry failed to make this case in the 2013-2014 legislative session and Beemer doesn't seem to know when to stop digging.

Indeed, in 2013, he was the poster child for a DC-based front group started by notorious industry flack Richard Bermon.

Here's my post about the...