Steve Sack cartoon: Close, but no cigar

  • Article by: STEVE SACK , Star Tribune
  • Updated: November 7, 2012 - 8:05 PM
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hobie2Nov. 8, 12 7:57 AM

Bottom line was just don't tell me how to live.

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evldedNov. 8, 12 9:51 AM

You can't simply say you support small government, and push some of the largest government expansion of power in a generation and still be taken seriously. Not anymore.

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tranqwhlNov. 8, 1212:37 PM

largest government expansion...? really that's what you're calling it? Should I give examples other areas where government expanded? I wouldn't say it blew up in their faces, it was closely contested. I'm a conservative, and didn't support the marriage amendment.

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jlestribNov. 8, 1212:51 PM

Well, yes the amendments did blow up in their faces because they brought together a huge coalition, activated a massive volunteer network, drew out huge numbers of voters, and certainly was a key if not decisive factor in helping the Republicans lost both the House and the Senate.

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DufferHNov. 8, 12 1:22 PM

Trite as usually. This guy doesn't know subtlety as the great cartoonists do.

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GreenwellNov. 8, 12 1:43 PM

Once again, Steve Sack nailed it. The voter ID and marriage amendments were placed on the ballots in Minnesota and elsewhere by Republican strategists to motivate conservative voters to get to the polls and vote. Instead, they motivated the other side to vote against them, and while at the polls, they also cast their votes for Obama. So, yes, this little scheme did blow up in the Republicans' faces. Nice move Karl Rove and company. And thank you.

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