Today’s highly interesting read (01/10/18): Deep political fissures in Wisconsin

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Today’s read comes from the left-leaning POLITICO.com and a reporter who visited Pepin County, Wisconsin to gauge the political climate one year after the presidential  election.

A year has passed, a year in which the professional political class has been locked in a permanent state of chaos and conflict, and so I returned to this out-of-the-way part of Wisconsin, curious to see whether the corrosive bickering of Capitol Hill and cable TV also had infiltrated a place so far geographically, as well as temperamentally, from Washington. What I found, though, was not at all a community knitting back together. . Republicans and Democrats, Trump voters and Trump haters, natives and newcomers, told me the same thing: The gap between them has widened.

Read the entire piece here.

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