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Tue Oct 16, 2012, 01:40 AM

Michael Brodkorb is voting NO on the marriage amendment, admits it was/is a cynical political ploy

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OK, "cynical political ploy" are my words, not his

Stuff from http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/10/15/vote-yes-strategist-will-vote-no/
is below:

Michael Brodkorb (former deputy chair of the Minnesota Republican Party and former top Senate staffer) lost his job after admitting an affair with then Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, ... But Brodkorb Ė once a powerful Republican insider Ė says a big reason itís on the ballot isnít family values. Top Republicans needed a way to get conservatives off the couch and into the voting booth.

Ironically, he now says itís a strategy that could backfire. Opposition to the amendment is strong in the Twin Cities suburbs, and it could cause some Republican state Senators to lose.

Brodkorbís voting no on the gay marriage amendment, even though he helped develop the strategy that put it on the ballot.

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Response to progree (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 02:09 AM

1. You Betcha,the

real truth from a GOPer. Time to sink the GOP in Minnesota for good. Party of family values,my ass,what a bunch of hypocrites.

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Tue Oct 16, 2012, 10:14 AM

2. That's why they let the right to scab amendment die. They knew it would bring out even more

people who would also end up voting them out. Expect to see right to scab again.

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Tue Oct 16, 2012, 01:23 PM

3. Brodkorb's not-so-subtle warning shot to the MN GOP ...

... to pay him off and pay him off handsomely before he really starts telling party secrets and naming names as we get closer to November 6th.

From Minnpost, posted same day as the story above:

"Brodkorb goes public and claims power grab in state Senate"
http://www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/2012/10/brodkorb-goes-public-and-claims-power-grab-state-senate

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