Unfortunately, the axiom "absolute power corrupts absolutely" would appear to be in order now with regards to statements made by the new House minority leader.
Minnesota Republican Watch has a post up about Seifert's latest rant with DFL and Local Media reactions.
From the DFL email
Both Republicans and Democrats got the message. A few days after the election,
Senator Geoff Michel, an assistant Republican leader in the Senate, announced
publicly that “I think the politics of wedge issues has proven to be a loser.”
And House Speaker-designate Margaret Anderson Kelliher took the unusual step of
naming Representative Ron Erhardt, a Republican, to her leadership team as the
Transportation Finance Division vice-chair.
Great work guys! I hope others get the message as well.