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The Kersten challenge

The Strib columnist from her Wednesday piece “questioning” DFL Secretary of State Mark Ritchie’s ability to fairly handle the recount:

Thus far, Ritchie has shown no evidence of misconduct. But many Minnesotans are questioning the openness and transparency of the vote tally that just ended.

“The process must be above reproach,” said Rep. Laura Brod, R-New Prague. “So far, that’s not the case.”

Always fun to inveigh against a “partisan” Secretary of State with Brod, whose Franken-bashing the GOP pushed center stage during Campaign ’08.

As for the “many” troubled Minnesotans, do you suppose there are any who aren’t hyperpartisan Republicans?

Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by David Koski on 11/11/2008 - 10:58 pm.

    There is no evidence yet that Kersten has wet herself and ruined the firecrackers in her pocket, but stay tuned and we will see if she has kept her powder dry.

  2. Submitted by Grace McGarvie on 11/12/2008 - 03:02 pm.

    Interesting that the group established to elect Democratic secretaries of state that Kersten writes against was formed after the farce of Katherine Harris in Florida and the move to fire Republican Federal Attorneys who had not been vigilant enough in going after Democrats for imaginary voter fraud.

    Qualifications to be a Bush federal attorney were partisan when it came to
    firing those who were not partisan enough – U.S. attorneys were used to spread voter-fraud fears, when there was no voter fraud. They are trying to pull that crap again. No evidence, just pointing fingers. The American public is wising up to these propaganda tactics.

    The “Know nothings” and their propaganda are getting real old!

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