Republicans—what are they thinking? That’s the theme for today’s show with Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd.
First, Senator Jon Erpenbach from the Joint Finance Committee discusses missed opportunities related to the state budget and Wisconsin’s unexpected, once-in-a-lifetime surplus. Why isn’t the state legislature willing to spend it on education, broadband access, and healthcare?
Then, John Nichols, national affairs correspondent for The Nation, relays dispatches from the 2021 state GOP convention in Wisconsin this past weekend, where, in his words, “Trump was the least crazy speaker of the event.”