What’s behind the Star Tribune’s stupid, obnoxious anti-Moriarty crusade?
April 19, 2023
Actually it’s pretty obvious
William Beyer is a repeat Spotty ™ winner!
July 19, 2021
Star Tribune letter writer William Beyer provides a tidy history of the U.S. relationship with Cuba
Mary Kiffmeyer, the Herodotus from Big Lake
June 15, 2021
Herodotus was the father of history; Mary Kiffmeyer is its mother
July 12, 2019
In the Strib (the paper edition) yesterday, July 11th, the editorial board of the Largest Newsroom in Minnesota! penned a genuine stinker about dropping the reciting the pledge of allegiance before meetings of the city council in St. Louis Park. It stuns me that an event of such little consequence could inflame so many people, […]
The longest, saddest, most defensive endorsement ever
August 10, 2018
The long and whiney road . . .
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 […]
Stephen B. Young is Katherine Kersten in drag
January 7, 2018
And I can prove it. Just read this. Now that Katherine Kersten doesn’t appear in the Strib so often, Young is it go-to guy for turgid polemics about American decline. His op-ed piece on Sunday the 7th of January (in the paper edition) was an epic vent-a-thon and an avatar for the genre. Before continuing, […]
This is why you can’t get a majority opinion out of the Supreme Court
November 6, 2016
In the Op Ex section of the Strib on today, rather than trying to write a single editorial about What the Hell is Going On, they gave everybody some ink in signed pieces. They called it What, us worry? It was pretty good, really. I can only imagine the editorial board meeting leading up to […]
It’s a puzzle
September 13, 2016
The Minnesota Court of Appeals issued a decision yesterday in the case of Range Development Company of Chisholm v. Star Tribune. (It would be interesting to check sometime to see if the plaintiff here is a beneficiary of the IRRRB’s largess. I imagine it is.) It was of interest to me because it involves newspapers, the […]