Listen to children. They’re the only ones making sense.

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It turns out, Almanac’s David Gillette often has his pencils in tow – and he’s created some very insightful, often chuckle-inducing illustrated essays that shed light on the complicated side of Minnesota politics. So you should also watch “The U of M Regents Board Game,” “How Hard Is It To Spend a Bucket of Free Federal Money?” and “MN’s Department of Human Services is like an octopus. Here’s why.”