FREE SPEECH ZONE | Does Margaret Anderson Kelliher have a gaping color hole in her campaign

Let’s be straight: I am a Democrat. I am also a woman and would like nothing more than a woman ascend to the Governor’s seat in Minnesota. But I am also a minority, Hmong by birth, American by refugee and immigration, and I am concerned because more and more I am finding that Margaret Anderson Kelliher’s gubernatorial campaign shows no immediate sign of reaching out to people of color. Her campaign staff appears monochromatic for the most part, what I have seen of it.I have a few connections in the Hmong community who are the “usual suspects” whenever a new candidate, especially a democrat, comes on the scene. They report that both Matt Entenza and Mark Dayton have existing, indeed longstanding, political relationships to Hmong, Somali, Hispanic and other ethnic communities in Minnesota. Continue Reading