Here's the video of St. Louis County Board member Keith Nelson making a point about the dedication to his constituents in not the most eloquent way. During a Feb. 27 board meeting, Nelson announced "If the people in my district had voted for slavery, and if the vast majority had, and I was representing them, the answer is 'yes,' I would have voted for it." Could he have replaced "voted for slavery" with "voted for banana-walnut as the state muffin?" Sure. But then there'd be no reason to watch the clip.