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    Wisconsin’s long, strange trip

    Wisconsin’s long, strange trip

    Thanks to reader Heather, who writes:

    Seen on a parked Prius in Sister Bay, WI

    Oh, the comments I could make!

    In a follow up e-mail, Heather wrote:

    In forgot to tell you; on the other side of the bumper was the obligatory “coexist” bumper sticker!

    Comments, why comments about a “long strange trip” bumper sticker in Wisconsin?  Doesn’t every state have:

    Police insurrections.  Palace guardsCatch a Senator contests.  Doctors behaving badly.  Massive national solidarity protests which weren’tIdentity theft as political theater.  Shark jumping.  Legislators who run away to other states.  Bus bang bangs.  Protesters locking their heads to metal railings and pretending to walk like EgyptiansBeer attacksCanoe flotillas.  (alleged) Judicial chokeholds.  Tears falling on Che Guevara t-shirts at midnight.  Endless recalls.  And recounts.  Communications Directors making threats.   Judges who think they are legislators  (well, I’ll grant you that one is common).  V-K DayHole-y warriors.  Cities named Speculation and Conjecture.  And the funniest blog headline so far:

    First They Came For The Right To Retire After 30 Years On Full Salary With COLAs

    Nah, nothing strange about Wisconsin.

    Update:  How could I avoid mentioning the Pink Slip?


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