Open Letter

Vance K. Opperman is owner and CEO of MSP Communications, which publishes Twin Cities Business.

From Starbucks to Daddy Warbucks

From Starbucks to Daddy Warbucks

Normally, I write an open letter to a presidential candidate after the Iowa caucuses, which are next year. Because you are smart and ultimately data driven, you will drop out of this race before Iowa.
A First-Year Gubernatorial Agenda

A First-Year Gubernatorial Agenda

The two years of missteps in the initial implementation of our Minnesota exchange were in part caused by freezing out experts in the business community who understood the problem. Tim Walz does not have to repeat that mistake.
Pardons and Their Limits

Pardons and Their Limits

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the president’s authority to grant all forms of clemency, including pardons, is co-equal with the common-law prerogative of kings.