Shown here after helping Michael Brodkorb clean out his Senate office
The drawer cleaning and frog march out of the Capitol really occurred after dark. Michael Brodkorb got the news of his, um, separation from service in a meeting in a Mendota Heights restaurant on Friday. Late that night, he was permitted to clear out his personal things under the watchful eyes of Capitol security.
The Strib article at the link is the best account so far of what it describes as perhaps the most tumultuous 72 hours in state senate history. And the news just keeps coming, too.
The graphic was drawn by the courtroom artist, political cartoonist, and blogger (among many other talents) Ken Avidor. If you want to use this cartoon, please give a link here and attribution to Ken.