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The KSTP poll for the 8th District has Stewart Mills III in the lead 45-41. And with Trump up double digits over Clinton in that area.
The 8th District has had plenty of rumblings about the Democrats. And apparently they would like to see Trump tearing up those trade deals.
But be careful what you wish for.
Let's take Trump first. There is no indication that Trump has any real understanding of trade policy. I contend that he thinks a trade deficit with another country is a monetized deficit. He thinks that a . . .
In the heat of this campaign...with all the ads floating around....it is time to do a little MYTHBUSTING:
1. Income Tax
Myth: Democrats in the Minnesota legislature raised your income tax! (So say the billionaires at Americans for Prosperity - That's the Koch brothers!)
Truth: 98% of us are paying the same or less! If your taxable household income is more than $250,000 - that's the top 2% of Minnesotans - your taxes on income are 2% higher... but the rest of us PAY THE SAME OR LESS!
Minnesota seems to have been saddled with a do nothing political party. The Minnesota GOP is a disgrace.
Their history is replete with hypocrisy, gimmicks, and a willingness to do anything for political advantage.
But the most vile part of how the MN GOP operates is the constant obstruction in finding solutions to everyday problems.
Let's take Minority Leader Sen. David Hann. On Almanac tonight he was almost gleeful talking about the Minnesotans who are facing spiking premiums in their health insurance. Even though, as Sen. Lourey pointed out, this problem is limited . . .