Don’t forget Mike Pillow.
Minnesota Senator: "I'm not a historian of Minnesota, but I do understand that the genocides between white people and Indians included several genocides each way."
The other half is:
I don’t think those words mean what he thinks they mean.
Haven’t read it, but the last paragraph of the description seems relevant
Ultimately, what emerges most clearly from Anderson’s account is the outsize suffering of innocents on both sides of the Dakota War—and, identified unequivocally for the first time, the role of white duplicity in bringing about this unprecedented and needless calamity.
Yes, those indigenous people should have peacefully accepted their violent genocide rather than fighting back… /s
That this level of stupid can make it to any State Senate has convinced me that politics is a game of chance and not of skill. Literally anyone can do it if they’re lucky.
I mean… in an actually democratic society, shouldn’t it be “anyone”?
Nah. You have to get people to at least “think” your smart enough to solve their problems for them. Going around making claims like this exemplifies a level of stupid I hadn’t even conceived of before in a politician.
Maybe her had a great speechwriter before he was elected; How he handled town meetings i just don’t know?
Yes. Nothing matters. Certainly not gerrymandering and voter suppression…
Those bits of political chicanery certainly seem to have worked in this case. I agree! It’s amazing what a little bad faith legislation can do.
Much can be justified, poorly.
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