We also hear the Governor’s office is becoming more isolationist. Lt Governor Tina Flint Smith (DFL) now has something in common with former Lt Governor Yvonne Pretner-Solon (DFL), as we understand she is not being kept in the loop with the decisions Dayton makes.
During this legislative session, it became quite evident the governor’s legislative staff was sight unseen. They also appear to circle the wagons and huddle with themselves and create an echo chamber on the west side of the Capitol in which the only interests served are the bootlickers who are angling to get the ear of the governor. While, Dayton continues to insulate himself against himself, which is foolish. He only proves his ineffectiveness at each instance