On a range of issues, our state faces tough problems that can only be solved by stakeholders and elected officials working together. The new pension reform legislation, Senate Bill 2404, shows the way.
Wisconsin is a generational choice. Just as the greatest generation was judged by World War Two, the Mad Men generation was judged by civil rights and the baby boomers were judged by Vietnam, ours will be judged by Wisconsin.
The conservative assault on the budget, the health care law, unions, public broadcasting, and the rights of women has predictably continued. Less unpredictable was the powerful response by millions of people.