Twist on fair politics: GOP vs. GOP
ST. PAUL — Political challengers proposed debating incumbents. Incumbents pared down the challengers' lists. The governor sat motionless as two buckets of ice were dumped on him.
It was a typical opening day at Minnesota's Great (Political) Get-Together, except, that is, that the State Fair also featured Republican officials banning their endorsed Supreme Court candidate from the party's fair booth.