Minnick’s Millstones

From Sisyphus’s blog on 43rd State Blues

The title is derived from a “takeaway question” by editor Kevin Richert upon endorsing this insurance industry approved right wing screed weakly attempted to be legitimized by calling it a Wall Street Journal editorial opinion written by Kimberly Strassel. As an editor Kimmie gets to schill for right wing causes. But she’s not so quick on the draw. She once argued that if you’re an environmentalist, you should love nuclear power cause its pollution free. Last November she wrote a puff piece on Sarah Palin in a last ditch effort to sell the former beauty queen to the American people on the eve of the presidential election.

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Governor Grant?

Submitted by Nick Adams to 43rd State Blues

In my never-ending quest to speculate wildly about potential Democratic nominees for Governor, another name bubbling to the murky surface of Idaho’s political pool is former First Congressional candidate, Larry Grant.

Whilst Larry’s run in 2006 against Bill “Brainfade” Sali may seem like ancient history to some (after all, two years of Bill Sali was like 20 in intelligence years), it’s worth presenting a brief profile of Mr. Grant and the likelihood of success at the statewide level.

First the pros:

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