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Pioneer Editorial: Democracy now turned imperialism

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Minnesotans won't know the end result of last week's Minnesota Legislature session end, but when they do, it won't be pretty.

In a most unusual display of democracy-turned-imperialism, Gov. Tim Pawlenty essentially dismissed the Legislature when it would not fully agree with his efforts to balance the state budget for the next two years.


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