It’s a tough economy out there. You have to stretch your penny, juggle bills, try to extend your credit, make minimum payments and balance your budget to the best of your ability with the income you have. One false move, and you’re homeless.
No, I’m not talking about the average American this time. I’m talking about the Republican Party of Minnesota.
Yes, the MNGOP has hit some troubled times. Accusations of mishandling of funds have flourished. The party was forced to foot the bill for a costly Gubernatorial recount in 2010. One key staffer has gone rogue after being fired for allegedly having an affair with his boss, the Senate Majority Leader.
Now, after not paying rent in almost a year, the party is being evicted from its headquarters. “The debt-plagued Republican Party of Minnesota is getting kicked out of its party headquarters near the state Capitol. Massachusetts-based Hub Properties Trust filed paperwork in Ramsey County on Wednesday to evict the state GOP for failing to pay more than $96,000 in rent over the last year.”
Now, a Republican would say that when your bills are more than you can pay, it’s irresponsible or morally bankrupt to walk away, or expect a handout. So we can only expect that the MNGOP is ready to sit down around the kitchen table, see where they can cut spending, and pick up an extra job or two in order to make ends meet.
After all, it’s what they tell the American public to do.
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