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  •  It seems to me that you already know what to do (2+ / 0-)
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    PvtJarHead, badscience

    It just hasn't worked yet.

    Yeah, it's a bummer. I really, really, really, wanted Rob Zerban to clean Lyin' Ryan's clock. But I knew the odds weren't very good. OTOH, for the first time EVER, P.D.Ryan (he hates being called that), lost in Janesville and Kenosha. That's evidence that something is working.

    And the state is NOT screwed. No fucking way!

    I have been personally harmed by the evil Tommy Thompson. That asshole ultimately ruined my career along with a bunch of my friends' careers. He drove two businesses out of the state. His behavior literally resulted in a suicide. And he broke laws to do it. In this case, voting IS the best revenge.

    So if you think the idiot loser Ryan is a threat to the state, you're not looking at the real threat. That would be Snotty Wanker and the entire machine associated with that evil sonofabitch.

    You are making inroads on this structural clusterfuck. Don't even think you're not.

    One of the best new things that was inspired by the evil Snotty Walker's horrible behavior was the idea of creating a portable messaging display that was inexpensive, flexible, and operated by actual Wisconsin citizens.

    Yeah, I'm talking about YOU!

    Just because protest signs are hard to see in the dark, and Wisconsin's winter evenings are dark, you stumbled across a simple way to get your message across. I'm sure that you were surprised at all the attention and positive reaction to your simple contraption.

    You done good.

    We've learned some things since then.

    The messaging hasn't worked as well as we thought it would. Wanker turned the negative informative messages into a way to play the victim card. And it polished his teflon suit.

    So it's clear to me that the message has to be positive and presented in a way that Wanker can't use.

    You might consider starting out with congratulatory messages:
    Congrats President Obama.
    Congrats Sen. Tammy Baldwin.
    Congrats Mark Pocan, Ron Kind, etc.

    And not one word about ANY Republican.

    If and when one of Wanker's evil bills gets defeated by the legislature, maybe finding a simple message that points out that they've stopped something evil would work better than a message that points out something that's potentially evil.

    Yes, the evil needs to be exposed, but the OLB doesn't seem to be a very effective way to do this. The OLB is an ideal way, imo, for generating interest and name recognition for candidates and introducing issues that promote positive public action.

    All because of some sheet scrap and some battery powered led Christmas tree lights.

    And duct tape.

    (Red Green was in our town last Tuesday - he was great)

    "Never wrestle with a pig: you get dirty and the pig enjoys it"

    by GrumpyOldGeek on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 07:49:31 AM PST

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    •  Thanks for your comment! (2+ / 0-)
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      PvtJarHead, ruleoflaw

      I feel cheered. And of course: Red Green! I love his crazy duct tape inventions (my personal favorite: at-home car wash with punctured garden hose, neck ties, automatic garage door and DUCT TAPE!!

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