… in the Minneapolis Star Tribune notes that the most charitable description of what’s been going on at the clubby University of Minnesota medical school would be “bizarre.”
Saturday, May 24, 2008
The leading edge of America’s economic collapse can be found in the state of Minnesota, where fans of the losing Gophers gas up the SUV and drive across town to the TCF Bank stadium to spend thousands of dollars for a seat overlooking a fiasco.
The citizens of Minnesota — already gouged by the state for the taxes that helped pay for the stadium — make the people who give charity donations to Harvard University, even though it’s got forty billion dollars, look smart.
Read the comments after the article. There are pages and pages of them, and they’re instructive.