Skip to comments.From Staff Sgt. to State Rep.; the life journey of John Kriesel
Posted on 11/05/2010 5:59:23 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It was just 10 hours after John Kriesel had learned he won Minnesota House Seat 57A; he stood in front of a barrage of cameras and reporters in room 125 of the State Capitol.
"Well, compromise is what keeps me from having to sleep on the couch every night," the newly elected Republican from Cottage Grove said when asked about the state's budget. And that was the beginning of his political career.
"Whether you're a Democrat or a Republican, he makes us a better body," House Minority leader Kurt Zellers of Maple Grove remarked.
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So very true.
John Wayne once kicked the bedroom door down. (in real life)
More qualified than the crackpot in the White House
You should advised us to read the whole article! I almost missed the rest of the story, how he lost both legs in Fallujah, and his two friends, with whom he often talked about politics, did not make it. “He vowed to live his life in their honor; he was determined to walk again and return to Minnesota.”