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Sunday slant: Gridlock rules with stadium

The mess that is Minnesota politics continues with the Vikings stadium push, as politicians can't agree on a plan to keep the Vikings in Minnesota. After the government shutdown this summer, it's just one more sign of legislative ineffectiveness despite some economic benefits.

The Vikings stadium debate could be a matter of Minnesotans coveting what they don't have. They don't have a state surplus despite being one of the highest taxing states in the union. They don't have the political cohesion to get much done (remember that pesky government shutdown that wasted more money) after making the switch to a Democratic governor and Republican-led legislature. And they just... Recommended Stories