A couple of weeks ago, an enterprising public defender came up with a novel argument: her client’s trial — for making terroristic threats against 10-year-old boy — should be moved from Ramsey County because of public comments on twincities.com, the
MinnPost readers reacted strongly this week to the Legislature’s override of the governor’s transportation veto, as well as to stories on such issues as the Minneapolis School District’s plans, the Twins stadium, ugly e-mails and presidential politi
Readers comments reflect that presidential politics are still a hot topic, but urban issues draw strong comment, too.
Don’t worry — it’s not time yet to put away those sleds and skis as more snow is likely on its way.
By Dave Dahl
Readers’ recent comments featured a heavy dose of politics in the run-up to Super Tuesday and next week’s Minnesota caucuses, but women’s sports, Peer Gynt and a possible new leader for the Minnesota Monitor also drew attention.
Topics that inspired recent reader comments included light rail, a new definition of friends, branding efforts for the Twin Cities, political ads and protesters and … North Dakota?
Here’s a recent selection of reader comments on Iraq, jazz trombones, falling bridges, saving downtown Minneapolis, politics and more:
MinnPost readers had lots to say about recent stories and posts, so here’s another installment in our periodic round-ups of interesting comments.
Check out the first of our occasional round-ups of readers’ thought-provoking comments about recent MinnPost.com stories and posts:
Politics & Policy
Two events over the weekend at the Metrodome raised a couple of questions about football and public safety.
Issue #1: Why are the streets around the Metrodome closed during Viking games and, seemingly, for no other events?