I had no idea what to expect at the Madison Capitol square on Saturday. There was so little Twin Cities media coverage after last weeks massive rally that I thought protests might all be over. Wrong! Somehow ‘only’ 30 -40k citizens converging on the State Capitol in brisk winter conditions to speak out against Governor Scott Walker’s plan to curtail collective bargaining has become ‘ordinary’, and not significantly newsworthy.
Every out-state protester, marching with a sign identifying their home town, got a cheer from the sidewalk. Continue reading