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In case there was any notion that the progressive left in Wisconsin would be chagrined at the assault on a GOP legislator last week, never fear. Rather than repudiating the unhinged thuggery, progressives seem to be reveling in it. From the MacIver News Service:
How things change: Mitt Romney is being cast as the "moderate," or even the RINO in this year's presidential race. But four years ago, National Review, founded by conservative icon William F. Buckley, jr. and still arguably the most influential conservative magazine in the country, endorsed him as the conservative candidate in the race. The piece makes for interesting reading. exit question: what's changed? Romney? Or the political landscape?
... but not for first responders. Chris Abele has interesting priorities. (Or maybe he just thinks that paramedics, like paying taxes, parking tickets, and drunk driving citations... are just for little people.)