Minnesota Exports Crazy Politicians, Bachmann and Pawlenty

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Does it seem like Minnesota has a penchant for exporting crazy politicians? Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak said at Netroots Nation that Representative Michele Bachmann and former Governor Tim Pawlenty fall into that category.

Jacob Wheeler

In addition to shooting videos for The UpTake, Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at the progressive political magazine In These Times, publishes the Glen Arbor Sun in his native Michigan, and authored "Between Light and Shadow," a recent book about the Guatemalan adoption industry. Wheeler's stories have appeared in such magazines as the Utne Reader, Earth Island Journal, Rotarian and Teaching Tolerance magazine, and newspapers including the San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. He speaks fluent Spanish, German and Danish.

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