Minn Shutdown is Conservative Dream: People May Need Pitchforks & Rocks By Bill Sorem | June 24, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Minnesota Subscribe to Minnesota Representative Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) Click to watch videoState Representative Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) delivered sharp remarks about the likely Minnesota state shutdown Wednesday in St. Louis Park. He said it would be a conservatives’ dream and that citizens may have to use pitchforks and rocks to be heard. Winker was speaking at a legislative forum at the Sabes JCC in St. Louis Park. Complete forum discussion. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.