Anderson: Sensitive legislators back senseless carp alias

  • Updated: June 4, 2014 - 7:18 AM

Regularly the source of humor, the Legislature outdid itself recently by renaming Asian carp. With impunity, citizens here can still refer to black carp, grass carp, silver carp and bighead carp as Asian carp. But DNR fisheries managers now must call them invasive carp, thereby being more sensitive to Minnesotans of Asian ancestry.

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