Star Tribune editor scolds Senate MNGOP for doctoring classic Dayton/Zygi photo

Today, Star Tribune political editor Patricia Lopez and Strib photographer Glenn Stubbe took issue with the MNGOP Senate communications team for doctoring Stubbe's classic Mark Dayton/Zygi Wilf photo in the tweet at the top of this post.

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Stubbe tweeted, "Folks this is wrong and should come down." Lopez then upped the ante by suggesting the Strib could take legal action.

The MNGOP Senate communication team deleted the tweet containing the doctored photo just moments before we published this. It was replaced with this:

After the image was swapped, Lopez offered up this tweet:

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