Nobles County farmer Doug Bauman isn't one to mince words. In Hagedorn would only create more gridlock, a letter to the Worthington Globe, the Brewster area resident writes:
. . . Both GOP candidates — Hagedorn and Aaron Miller — said that if elected they would join the Tea Party caucus. The Tea Party caucus is the small group in Congress led by Michele Bachmann that tried to derail and delay the Farm Bill, a bill our region’s economy needed to move forward. While Hagedorn’s Tea Party caucus was creating gridlock in Congress, Tim Walz was working hard with farmers and consumers here in Minnesota to make sure a balanced Farm Bill finally passed Congress. . . .
Farmers in the First--and farm groups--grew frustrated as Congress failed to pass a Farm Bill on time. Bauman's spot on about this "pair to draw to."
Photo: Bauman's combine, Fall 2013 harvest, via Facebook.
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