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Confusing election sign


I saw this election billboard in Detroit Lakes earlier this month. It confused me. I'm not sure, but I think I'd rather vote for the candidate who puts the "sense" back in common sense (hint to Jimmy Vareberg's opponent).

The way I read the sign, it seems to say "elect me because I am a totally ordinary person." But don't we want to elect leaders with special qualifications? Maybe he is just railing against the Detroit Lakes elite.

And, since I assume "Jimmy" is the man, what's with featuring his wife (again, I'm assuming that's who she is) more prominently?

Oh, local elections. You've got to love them.


I wonder which one Jimmy is?

Good one. One definition of "common" is to fall below the average standard. That's what this sounds like to me.

I guess he's not a democrat, huh ?

I guess he's not a democrat, huh ?

I guess he's not a democrat, huh ?

Don't settle for ordinary in leaders. Go for extraordinary.

Common is good. He's definitely right up there with Snoop and 50 Cent. The man can rap AND act.

Better than.

You can read a bit about all the DL mayoral candidates from the DNT.

Jimmy answered the question: "Has the city been too aggressive in annexation, or should it continue to move forward, with areas such as Willow Springs and Floyd Lake?"

with the response: "I guess I’d have to be involved a little bit heavier in the city. You hear and see a lot of things, but until I see it in black and white, do we have too many open lots, did we go too far, I really don’t know.

I guess that’s one of the things you’d want to do — get involved, and that’s what I’m trying to do, see where we’re at, a new look on it, a new perspective."

Remind anyone of Reiner Nelson during his mayoral campaign?

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