I do not put a lot of emphasis on surveys because how one measures, asks questions and differing criteria can give varied results.
But I am competitive.
And I am a homer.
So when The Daily Beast announced the results of their survey and Minneapolis - St Paul is #4 I am going to blog about it.
They ranked cities with 1,000,000+ in population (including suburbs) from 1 to 55 and came up with the following order (click America's Smartest Cities—From First to Worst to get their criteria, slide show and brief commentary on each city):