Should I be flattered that I was the only one carded at the Old Fashioned last night? The OF became the first Madison bar to reject my expired driver's license (I just lost mine and really need to get another) and the million forms of supporting ID I had, which necessitated a trip home to get my passport. Should be a nice day, it not a little overcast perhaps. Linda Falkenstein provides us a piece of meat from Bar Bistro 608.
Enjoy paddle-to-work day! You're too late if this is the first time you're reading about it, but you can do it on your own.
A Republican candidate for Steve Kagen's seat withdraws from the primary and endorses Roger Roth.
And speaking of Kagen, he calls the cops on a couple of interested Germans.
Penny Bernard-Schaber gets another GOP challenger.
Haven't checked out Playground Politics for a while. I see the former GOP staffer's feelings for Scott Walker have only intensified. Here he mocks the Walker campaign for leaking a lackluster internal poll. It shows Neumann in striking distance.
Where did $23 million given to Madison schools go?
The biggest local news today: Mayor Dave to give city speech to outline his goals.
Legislators get 2/3 of their campaign contributions from people outside their districts.
The Green Bay Press Gazette stands up for the fourth estate, railing against a plan to have all Michigan reporters register with the state. It's definitely a bad plan, but as we discussed yesterday, haven't newspapers always received special recognition from the state, in some way?
Wisconsin Democrats have the blues. Scott Bauer discusses threats to the first Democratic hegemony that was created in 2008. A quote from Marlin Schneider, now that's something.
Lisa Kaiser: Doyle is no conservationist.
Ron Johnson on hips and knees.