Tens of thousands of people have filled the Capitol grounds in Madison. They have taken over the marble hall itself, banging on the doors of the Senate Chamber and making noise not normally heard in Wisconsin outside of a Harley rally. The Senate Democrats have fled the state, stopping all action for lack of a quorum. It’s hardly business as usual in a state that is generally known for hard work and quiet contemplation, at least when the Packers aren’t playing. What will happen?
The way out is the same way that the good people of Wisconsin and all over the USofA have gotten through this before. Our traditions, sometime enshrined in our Constitutions, laws, and legislative rules are all there for some very good reasons.