Parishioner Mark Hemingway, a naturally funny writer, has a great blow-by-blow of the recent Senate filibuster. My Minnesota self perked up at this bit:
8:34 A.M.(I hadn't heard of her either. Clearly my parents are doing a poor job keeping me in the loop.)
Who the heck is “Senator Amy Klobuchar”? Wikipedia tells me she’s the junior senator from Minnesota, but amazingly I’ve never heard of her. Supposedly she’s a former Mondale aid and a former county prosecutor. Now maybe she’s really tough as nails and this is all some Fargo-like deception, but she seems really timid speaking and everything about her Minnesotan self screams “I’d rather be making hot dishes.”
Check out the whole thing here.