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  •  Just to expand a bit more (3+ / 0-)
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    Alice Olson, rhubarb, rosarugosa

    Last summer, our area showed the biggest swing against Gov Walker when we voted Kapanke out. Instead of choosing someone who appealed to our diverse rural/urban coulee region citizens, we had to choose between someone from Madison and someone from Milwaukee. That, to me, was a piss poor job of appealing to the entire state.

    •  But it is a reality in any state with (1+ / 0-)
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      A lopsided population gradient. In my humble opinion, those of us upstate will need to just suck it up. I was thrilled to see my ex-critter's name floated for governor a few months ago. But people on this site opined overwhelmingly that nobody knew who Obey was, down in Dane and Milwaukee.

      I thought that argument against Obey was especially weak, though, given how nationally prominent he had become.

      Sometimes a .sig is just a .sig

      by rhubarb on Mon May 21, 2012 at 04:50:14 PM PDT

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