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Dec 23 2011

Irony in the north

Minnesota has more than its share of wits and piss-takers. There’s its whole entire gay community for instance.

The gay and lesbian community of Minnesota has issued a letter of apology to recently resigned Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch for ruining the institution of marriage and causing her to stray from her husband and engage in an “inappropriate relationship.”

“On behalf of all gays and lesbians living in Minnesota, I would like to  wholeheartedly apologize for our community’s successful efforts to  threaten your traditional marriage,” reads the letter from John Medeiros. “We apologize that our selfish requests to marry those we love has cheapened and degraded traditional marriage so much that we caused you  to stray from your own holy union for something more cheap and tawdry.”

Zing!

The letter comes on the heels of Koch’s own apology, released yesterday, in which she expressed her deep regret for  “engaging in a relationship with a Senate staffer.” Although the letter did not specify the identity of the other participant in the  “inappropriate relationship,” it is widely rumored to be former communications chief Michael Brodkorb, who lost several positions with the GOP in the wake of the scandal.

Koch, Brodkorb, and their fellow Republicans campaigned this year to put a constitutional amendment on next year’s ballot to  define marriage as the union between a man and a woman, thus forbidding gay marriage. Sadly, the amendment comes too late to prevent Koch from straying from her own marriage.

Dear good Minnesota. Happy hols.

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  1. 1
    shouldbeworking

    Minnesota is south of me. Southern people are sarcastic, we Canadians are kind and non offensive unless it’s the gold medal game in olympic ice hockey.

  2. 2
    daveau

    If the gay and lesbian community was really sorry, they should have sent Koch a hotdish or something…

  3. 3
    shouldbeworking

    Or offered to shovel her driveway. They do get snow that far south, right?

  4. 4
    daveau

    It’s really rare, and it almost always melts right away.

  5. 5
    Ophelia Benson

    Ha! Funny duo act.

  6. 6
    NathanDST

    Once in a while, it’s good to be a Minnesotan. :D

  7. 7
    Sarah AB

    That was very – pleasing.

  8. 8
    shouldbeworking

    The gays apologized, everything is good now, right? Just like when they apologize.

  9. 9
    Brother Yam

    The best part will be the ads before the amendment vote. On one side: screeching about the death of marriage and God and shit and on the other: Republicans and their marriages.

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