Vikings push new stadium with big-bucks ad blitz

  • Article by: RACHEL E. STASSEN-BERGER and PAUL WALSH , Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 15, 2011 - 6:45 AM
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roundy1945Nov. 14, 1111:46 AM

Keep 'em coming. As long as there is a stadium issue, the Vikings can emply addvertising companies and lobbyists

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roundy1945Nov. 14, 1111:46 AM

Keep 'em coming. As long as there is a stadium issue, the Vikings can emply addvertising companies and lobbyists

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cluke2Nov. 14, 1111:51 AM

Why doesn't Ziggy Wilf pay a visit to his friendly banker? I am sure he has enough assets to provide collateral to obtain a mortgage loan for this stadium that he wants. Just bring in a business plan showing economic feasibility and a good return-on-investment for this project and I am sure he will get the loan. Has anyone seen the books for his business(s) or his recent federal tax returns, personal or business related? I haven't heard him pleading that he is destitute and needs help. No public funding for this greedy beggar billionaire, please.

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hockeyfoxNov. 14, 1111:52 AM

Minneapolis makes the most sense. If Wilf doesn't like it, sell the team to the state for the same price he paid.

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jw138Nov. 14, 1111:53 AM

When the facts of the matter fail to persuade your audience, revert to good old fashioned hard core propaganda.

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kivirl4Nov. 14, 1111:53 AM

they just never give up do they? The ironic thing is the more they push, the more people tire of them.

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louieaNov. 14, 1111:57 AM

Instead of a 100% "pro me" ad campaign, why doesn't Wilf put that money towards a down payment for the new stadium that he wants? He can afford a new stadium, the state of Minnesota cannot afford to subsidize him. Remember, we still have an unresolved $5+ billion budget deficit, we still have to repay a "loan" the state took from the education fund, and, last I looked, the economy wasn't any better. Put the stadium issue to a statewide referendum and let the majority determine what happens.

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r2d2midgetNov. 14, 1112:07 PM

LOL now they're running commercials for it? As a lifelong Packer fan, this is some pretty decent entertainment in lieu of the sucky fall tv line up.

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norsegodlokiNov. 14, 1112:10 PM

The money that the Vikings are wasting running the propaganda ads would be better spent 1. Funneling it into building the stadium with the use of only 100% private funds, 2. Moving the Vikings elsewhere, or 3. Renovating the Metrodome.

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mikedagrouchNov. 14, 1112:15 PM

Go Packers! Can't wait for the Vikings to lose tonight's game and the battle for a stadium. Perhaps if the Vikings followed the Packer's model of community ownership of the team there'd be a lot less controversy around a new stadium. Oh, too bad the NFL won't allow that. Well, good riddance then.

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