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Minneapolis’ Frey accuses Walz of
dragging feet during early unrest

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Posted By: MissMolly, 8/4/2020 4:07:55 AM

Mayor Jacob Frey, the Minneapolis Democrat who faced sharp criticism over his handling of the George Floyd riots in June, on Monday seemed to place much of the blame on Gov. Tim Walz, another Democrat, for failing to act quickly on early requests from the city for state intervention, a report said. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune published a detailed report that shed light on the interaction between the mayor's office and Walz in the early days of the protest. The governor's office made it clear that National Guard Troops were ready within 24 hours of the mayor's informal request, but Frey seems to be unconvinced

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PostAway 8/4/2020 4:44:57 AM (No. 499215)
I am babysitting grandchildren this week and the two twits Frey and Walz sound like them. “I know you are but what am I?”, “He’s not the boss of me”; “He made me do it”; “I wasn’t playing with him so why should I help him clean up?”; “I DID clean up but he messed it up again!” “You are a stupid head!” This is leadership in today’s Minnesota, my home state, a state I’ve loved all my life and missed ever since I left in 1970. And every friend I have there hates Trump and cannot see that they, not he, have brought the mess that has occurred in Minneapolis upon themselves because they are too partisan and forgiving of failed leadership within their midst as long as there is a “D” after the name. Come to think of it, they sound like children, too.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MSUDoc 8/4/2020 6:31:59 AM (No. 499243)
Girl Fight!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: philsner 8/4/2020 8:25:46 AM (No. 499335)
Five year olds scrambling to shift the blame.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ketchuplover 8/4/2020 8:41:32 AM (No. 499357)
FTA: "Teddy Tschann, a spokesman for Walz, told the paper that the governor is a 24-year veteran of the state’s National Guard and “knows how much planning goes into a successful mission." What Teddy T does NOT tell you is that the reason Walz IS a NG vet is because he resigned his position two years early (even taking a financial hit) because he learned that his unit was being deployed to Iraq. This is no defense of Frey, nor the city clowncil. They are all implicated - no, that's too kind -- they are all RESPONSIBLE ... in this tragic and humungous loss of life, property, businesses, and respect the city has incurred.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Strike3 8/4/2020 10:00:36 AM (No. 499441)
Cannibalism among democrats who refused federal defensive aid over and over but are among the first to beg for taxpayer dollars to fix the mess they allowed to happen. George Floyd's actions got him dead, not the cops.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: hershey 8/4/2020 10:17:28 AM (No. 499471)
Love to see dems eating their own....ha
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Reply 7 - Posted by: padiva 8/4/2020 10:19:58 AM (No. 499479)
It looks like almost everything is ready for the dems to host their convention in Minneapolis. Who's bringing the grape kool-aid?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Chuzzles 8/4/2020 11:01:36 AM (No. 499540)
Something this whole mess has highlighted to the nation is that proper and legal procedures for how and when the Feds step into a state's mess is so not understood by the citizens or the pols themselves. That is what happens when you do not teach basic Civics classes in school. The media has been beating the drum about Trump not handling the crisis this year, when it is actually the blue states themselves who are the first responders here. Trump actually knows this, and maybe he should have been a little more direct about how this is on the State not the Feds to fix the local messes. So now we are left with Governors who are stomping their jackbooted feet all over the constitution, and Trump is kinda stuck. Like #1 says, elections matter, and election results have consequences that can wind up being unpleasant if you keep voting for the same democrats year after year after year.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 8/4/2020 11:22:52 AM (No. 499575)
If the good people of Minneapolis reelect these goons, then they deserve every misery that is headed their way.
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