COMMUNITY VOICES | Can a Common Joe replace Michele Bachmann?

Michele Bachmann is considered to be one of the most radical members of Congress. Now that she is retiring, we should rally behind an individual that will not succumb to petty politics or corporate interests. This person is Joe Perske.Since 2010, I have volunteered in the efforts to try and oust Michele Bachmann, both when Tarryl Clark (2010) and Jim Graves (2012) made great efforts to defeat her. When I was first contacted by the Perske campaign, I instantly knew that he would be a great leader for the Sixth Congressional District, and I am proud to have voted for Perske at the DFL Sixth Congressional District convention.  Unlike Bachmann, Perske rises above partisan politics and empty rhetoric in order to achieve goals that benefit his constituents. Continue Reading