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Letter: Grande's math skills seem lacking

Could someone help Ms. Grande find The Forum’s stories on Gov. Burgum’s “Good Life” campaign – you know, his incredibly innovative PR program to get people to move to the paradise that calls itself North Dakota?

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After watching the GOP utterly embarrass itself for a solid week - proving that the party can’t govern the country when it can’t even govern itself – I woke up this morning to read this gem from Battlin’ Bette Grande:

In Minnesota, voters have handed the keys to Democrats and we pray for out-staters who will now feel the power of the fully operational DFL battle station. Let me be the first to congratulate Minnesota on remaining near the top of the list for outbound one-way U-Hauls.

“Anyone looking to relocate should consider North Dakota.”

Could someone help Ms. Grande find The Forum’s stories on Gov. Burgum’s “Good Life” campaign – you know, his incredibly innovative PR program to get people to move to the paradise that calls itself North Dakota?

Good Life campaign
Larson writes, "Burgum’s pet project to attract workers to North Dakota through an 'innovative' PR campaign is not only misleading, it's a waste of North Dakota funds."

If she reads those stories (does Bette read? Hmmm), she’ll discover that this inventive program delivered a huge incoming immigrant force of ….

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Nine.

Nine people from the other 49 states in this country took the bait and will soon swell the ranks of proud North Dakotans.

The rest of the country is staying home, in places where demagogues don’t have the sway they do in Fargo.

Charles Olson lives in Reston, Va.

This letter does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Forum's editorial board nor Forum ownership.

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