Mike Nichols column: State has history of bizarre, flawed politicians

8:32 PM, Mar. 16, 2013
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We're not New York or Chicago. We're a little more modest.

A gourmet restaurant in the Badger State is a place that offers more than one type of cheese on its burger. A particularly fashionable Wisconsinite is one who owns shoe polish, even if he's never used it. There's a humility and common sense here on the barstools. And, yes, we know we have too many of those. We admit our faults.

One of them is that we too often tolerate politicians who won't admit theirs. ...

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