Email date: 2/12/10
In this update:
1. Organizing for Tuesday’s march enters final phase
2. Anti-incumbent sentiment reaching fever pitch
3. State Supreme Court split in half over Gableman
Organizing for Tuesday's march enters final phase
In our last E-Lert, we suggested five ways you can help make next Tuesday’s March to Overrule the Court a success. Here’s another way. If you are anywhere within traveling distance to Madison, print copies of this poster publicizing the event and put it up in local coffee shops, watering holes and other places your neighbors might be gathering over the weekend.
Anti-incumbent sentiment reaching fever pitch
Elected officials who cannot restrain their canine desire to service their big donors and special interest patrons may well be slitting their own throats, as the citizenry is growing more hostile toward the political class by the day. Consider this from a CBS News-New York Times poll: “By 80 percent to 13 percent, Americans said members of Congress are more interested in serving special interests than the people they represent.”
State Supreme Court split in half over Gableman
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman is nothing if not a lightning rod. That truth was on prominent display yesterday as his colleagues on the court wrestled with a defense attorney’s request that Gableman be disqualified from judging a criminal case because of an alleged bias against defendants.