This is a tough blogging moment -- there are some obvious things going on that aren't really ripe for discussion, and others that await further developments. It's also cold as hell right now in the Twin Cities:
There will be a thaw eventually. But right now, everything is cold. One interesting tidbit about Mayor Val Johnson's recent scrape with the law:
So the mayor has expired tabs and needs a public defender? To quote a guy from Hibbing, something is happening here, but you don't know what it is.