Two things the S&S can be praised for are Reusse and Souhan. In today’s column, Jim Souhan does a masterful job of exposing Minnesotans for the rubes we are.
I find it amusing that we continue to look to people like Reggie Fowler and Red McCombs to be our sports saviors. All Red had to do was start chanting “Purple pride” and the group hypnosis was underway.
Damn, we are a gullible lot. Red, Reggie, Norm Green, Lou Holtz, the list goes on and on and on...
But, then, we’re the same ones who bought the argument from Gov. Jesse that if we didn’t commit our own tens of millions of dollars to the light rail line, the federal dollars promised would go to another state. Aitn’t that kinda like buying cat food on sale when you don’t have a cat? Sure, you saved a few bucks, but what you got for the money spent is worthless to you.
Wake up folks. The Twin Cities may be the 14th largest media market in the country, but we are as small town as River City in The Music Man.