Category → Democracy on Trial in Wisconsin
By Silena Parthlemon — Always in touch with the heartbeat of America it seems, Bill Clinton reminded Wisconsinites that America is watching — because Wisconsin is ground zero in the on-going battle for the soul of America.
. He then described communities and situations all over America where people — in many cases Republicans and Democrats — have teamed up and worked together to make the lives of people in their communities better. He called for an end to the obstructionist, confrontational, highly partisan and uncompromising conflict that prevails in many places across America — and particularly in Washington.
It is always nice to see the “Big Dog” out on the hustings — particularly in a place like Wisconsin — where democracy is in the Intensive Care Center — waiting for a transfusion of new, energetic, and frenetic democracy blood. The beginning of the recovery of democracy in America — we all hope!