Jacobs: Lack of legislative harness gives zealots free rein
Watching the 2013 edition of the North Dakota Legislature makes a body pine for the days when Earl Strinden was in charge.
Strinden was the Republican leader in the North Dakota House for two decades, extending from the mid-1970s into the 1990s. Most of the time, he was the majority leader, and there's no doubt that he was always in charge.
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