Did his petty tyranny over the Miller-Coors shutdown do him in in public opinion?
Holding the entire state hostage for some job-killing tax increases in an economic downturn?
Dayton offers to end shutdown by accepting GOP plan -- with conditions, in a speech at the University of Minnesota, taking refuge among students and academics.
He's offering to call a special session, quite a flipflop since he waited out the regular session to shut the state down.
As Republican Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch's recent op-ed in the Minneapolis Star Tribune pointed out, the legislature passed separate bills to fund state agencies over the last several months, increased spending by 6% to match the revenues coming in without raising taxes, and still managed to balance the budget, but Gov. Dayton turned this down.
Powerline wonders if it's a sign:)
You gotta know when to fold em.
Know when to hold em:)
Music from an old hand: As a summer-in-Minnesotan, I am pleased... Now I don't have to worry if my neighbors are scofflaws...Hotdish without a license or something...An unregulated fish-fry, oh my...
...Lutherans on the loose.
P.S. Maybe the Dem governor was looking at this poll. ...And how about this one. Rasmussen: 55% Oppose Tax Hike In Debt Ceiling Deal