The realistic reason for nominating Goldwater was to move the GOP's needle toward conservatism. That's not needed today.
Says one GOP pollster: “A political candidate who is perceived as anti-gay at the presidential level will never connect with people under 30 years old.”
A lot of effort to compensate the few who truly deserve it. And a little for others who really don't.
Business Forum commentary had sound bites but told only half the story.
Since we're on the subject of “lurking,” one wonders what underlies the Star Tribune Editorial Board's blithe support of downtown “livability” for some at the expense of others.
True, the law doesn’t directly authorize discrimination. It doesn’t need to.
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