The Republican brouhaha over Keith Ellison's old views makes me wonder where these critics were when Norm Coleman was running for the Senate. One could think his past as a student activist and Democrat would similarly make him unsuitable for office in their eyes.
THOMAS LODDENGAARD, MINNEAPOLIS
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