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Letter: Voting for a billion-dollar playpen

Published 05/17/2012, West Central Tribune

The headline on the front page of the May 11 Minneapolis Star Tribune reads “Vikings biggest win.” It should have added “Minnesota, the biggest loser.” The large picture below shows a broadly grinning Zygi Wilf standing before a goofy-looking purple-clad mob. Zygi has reason to grin. He has just extorted a billion-dollar sports palace from taxpayers to serve his vanity and to add to his personal wealth. Minnesota should weep. Here are times when government should provide bread for those in need, but it should never be in the business of providing circuses, i.e., lowbrow mass entertainment.

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