What color are your herring?
May 20, 2018
Somebody might not get to see her dying mother. An ambulance might not be able to get through. A protester might get hurt. These and others are all reasons supporting the Elk River Republican Nick Zerwas’ bill to treat protesters blocking freeways more harshly than other violators. The scolds on the Strib’s editorial board are […]
They shall serve as examples for all to see
December 26, 2014
The words of Bloomington city attorney Sandra Johnson still ring in my ears: “It’s important to make an example out of these organizers so that this never happens again,” Johnson said. “It was a powder keg waiting for the match.” If you go to the Bloomington website, you will see a note that the police […]
December 24, 2014
In the last story about the MOA Black Lives Matter rally on the 20th, I suggested that Bloomington city attorney Sandra Johnson was the protagonist in a Greek tragedy, doomed by circumstances, but obsessed to carry on in the face of a fate that was obvious to everyone but her. That metaphor was completely wrong. She isn’t a tragic […]