MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Twitter isn’t lacking for hot takes on the daily, but Minnesotans sometimes need an excuse to proffer real talk.

That’s potentially one reason why the new hashtag #ControversialTwinCitiesTakes has been flourishing on the social network over the last few days.

The conventional wisdom is that Minnesotans are too polite to actually offer criticism of the place we live in. See also:

Twitter user @jgfagerberg threw down the gauntlet earlier this week:

So many Minnesotans are taking the opportunity to spit out some of their unpopular beliefs that fly in the face of “Minnesota Nice.” The results have been illuminating, infuriating and hilarious.

Here are some of the most notable examples. Feel free to add yours to the conversation. Or not, whatever works for you.


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