Editorial: It’s uphill for GOP in Minnesota
The Minnesota Republican Party patted itself on the back when the endorsed candidate for governor won the Aug. 12 primary. The self-congratulations were not entirely justified.
A win is a win, and Jeff Johnson will take on popular DFL Gov. Mark Dayton in the campaign leading up to the November election. But if voter enthusiasm is as important as analysts say it is, Johnson confronts a formidable challenge merely energizing Republicans.