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Another week on lockdown
The Squire of Stately Blaska Manor is letting himself go, courtesy of the novel coronavirus. Aside from the occasional Zoom teleconference, he has not been seen in public for Lo, these many weeks now. (That 1960s song by Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs comes to mind.)
Blaska is a human EPA Superfund clean-up site. The techies at the Policy Werkes are working on substituting his disturbing image with something from PhotoShop, depending on whether they deliver.
Today, Monday, April 13 (a day that will LIVE … in Infamy!) is Spring Election Day, Part 2. Some time late this afternoon returns will roll in from voting that took place six days ago. We can hardly wait but we must because there is no other choice, which is the only reason people wait.
Part 3, we expect, will occur on another month or six weeks when the candidates are allowed to celebrate their victories or drown their sorrows in election parties limited to 10 participants at a time, rotated in every two minutes.
Part 4 will be the courts ruling on who won and who did not — at which point it will be time for another election.
My mind wonders and wanders
Speaking of which, President Trump on Sunday night retweeted a post that called for the ousting of Dr. Anthony Fauci after the infectious disease specialist appeared on CNN. Donald Trump can shoot that random person on Fifth Avenue in NYC but he fires Fauci and it is game over for him.
We are no big fan of Chris Cuomo or of his fake news CNN but his quarantined interview with brother Andrew, governor of New York, is a stitch. (Does anyone say that any more?) A lot of good-natured, brother-to-brother dissing. (“You’re going to pay, Chris. One day you’re going to be better!”) A fun watch (8:41) but, then again, we’re somewhat bored.
How does Tony Evers ban exercising in state parks when Dane County and Madison parks remain open? His Democrat(ic) counterpart in Michigan won’t let you buy garden seeds in grocery stores. The California gendarmerie plucked a solitary wind surfer out of the Pacific Ocean and led him away in handcuffs. The mayor of Louisville banned Easter services Sunday …
… including “drive-thru” services in which worshippers remained in their vehicles. In public parks in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere, police officers are prohibiting locals from sitting on park benches, even if they are alone. It’s still America, virus or no, The Wall Street Journal comments.
Waiting for the WI State Journal to demand the Madison school board start over and search for a school superintendent that refuses to see everything through the distorting prism of identity politics. I.E. a reformer. We can’t lose another generation of kids at risk.
The Party for Socialism and Liberation paraded 25 vehicles around the county jail downtown Madison on Saturday [04-11-2020] honking horns and demanding the release of inmates at the Dane County Jail during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Free them all,” they chanted, according to WISC-TV3. No word if Mayor Satya was among them or not.
That would include the two West high school kids accused of killing Dr. Potter and Mr. Carre? Their preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday. Ought to be streamed live on local Court TV.
It’s a fact! More Americans are infected with Trump derangement syndrome than the coronavirus.