It appears that that unholy mailing is a bad habit of the Democrats in Minnesota. It looks like they’ve used a Saint Anthony statue against Dan Hall, too.
But this is bigger than a state senate race, which is why the Dems appear happy to take this insulting tactic. Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer is well-known as a Catholic, and at a time when proponents of gay marriage are unhappy with Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul-Minneapolis taking his teaching role seriously, they are intent on rallying their base. But is the Democratic base in Minnesota anti-Catholic?