If you have been worried about those Wisconsin Democratic state Senators who fled the jurisdiction so they wouldn’t have to participate in the democratic process, you can breathe a sigh of relief. They have been located, and they are OK! They are hiding (or were hiding, anyway; their cover is blown now) at the Best Western Clock Tower Resort in Rockford, Illinois.
No word yet on whether they are ready to come home to face the music. But they have been hiding out in some comfort; the Clock Tower features, as noted sleuth Jim Geraghty figured out, a restaurant called the Tilted Kilt, which calls itself the “Best Looking Sports Pub You’ve Ever Seen,” and features this promotional shot:
But if you’re a Democrat, hey, it’s all right: they were doing it for you!
UPDATE: This may not be wholly unrelated to the subject of this post: on Facebook, the great Iowahawk writes: “Apparently, test scores aren’t the only thing Milwaukee teachers can’t get up.” He links to this article: Milwaukee Teachers Fight For Viagra Coverage.
Now we know why those Wisconsin teachers stormed the Capitol with such determination! As Iowahawk adds, “For the children!”
And, what the heck, as long as we are quoting Iowahawk and being slightly ribald, let’s close with this unrelated, but very funny, Facebook post by the Hawk, via his mobile phone as he was passing through an airport:
Attention ladies – my full body scan should be in TSA database now. Please remember that objects on screen are larger than they appear.