Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
Went for a walk, saw this sign, having trouble identifying the symbol for “government bureaucrats.”
Hey, we’re essential, you know. Those papers aren’t going to shuffle themselves.
Sardonic as Joe is, he knows as well as anyone that government workers of all kinds are the most essential workers there are. They’re public employees union members – the backbone of the DFL.
They’re essential to his and the DFL’s power.
But we all knew this.