The I-35W Bridge, 5 Years On: The Whitewash Continues

Aug 01

The I-35W Bridge, 5 Years On: The Whitewash Continues

(Originally published Nov. 19, 2010. Re-posted on the 5th anniversary of the collapse and cover-up). Somehow, I missed the publication last week of a major new book on the 2007 collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, which killed 13, injured more than 100 and kicked the Pawlenty Administration into a high-gear CYA operation. The book by Barry LePatner,...

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Portrait of a Nowhere Man

Sep 26

Portrait of a Nowhere Man

  Updated: Monday, Oct. 11… I take back everything I said in my original post (below)… This putrid portrait of Tim Pawlenty, unveiled this evening, is perfect: It is just as undistinguished as the man…   Undistinguished   Tim Pawlenty may be gone from the GOP beauty-stakes but he doesn’t want to be forgotten. Two...

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