You'd think that after last year's debacle over comparing feeding people with food assistance to feeding wild animals, Mary Franson might use a bit of caution with her use of metaphor.
You'd be wrong.
In her latest newspaper column updating her constituents, Franson (or the hapless minority communications staff person who may have drafted this) channels the great American horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, morphing the limbs of her majority caucus colleagues into those of the children of Cthulhu.
Published in the latest Osakis Review, The Update from State Rep. Mary Franson, May 17, 2013, begins:
The legislative session is coming to a close and the tentacles of Democrat legislators are out and reaching to extract the hard-earned dollars out of your wallet! . . .
Image: Is cuddly Cthulhu the face of the DFL in Franson's prose? Would that make the tax bill the Necronomicon?
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