Back in December I wrote a piece about the stupidity of forbidding jeans in the workplace.
Just a couple days ago, I wrote a piece about the stupidity of bemoaning casual dress in America.
Burgum is a Republican.
Burgum's preference for jeans and sweaters has reportedly spurred much grumbling at the Capitol among many male lawmakers who wear a suit and tie when the Legislature is in session.
Can you imagine? The state is facing a one billion dollar budget deficit - the largest in the country - and these lawmakers are grumbling about what about the clothing that the governor of the state is wearing.
Middle school nonsense. That's what this is. Wrapping a floral noose around your neck and throwing a needless coat over your shirt doesn't make you a better leader.
It simply makes you a better conformer.