If lawmakers concede the case by starting the bill over (complete with bucket-banging mobs and 61-hour debates), it will encourage Democrats to haul every piece of Walker's agenda into court the moment it passes.Can't hardly wait.
Governor Scott Walker's latest legal gambit as filed by his latest petitioner,* Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch, is to suggest the Open Meetings Law itself is unconstitutional.
While not overtly stated, the implication's sub silentio whisper** is inescapable, when viewed** in light of the existing evidence and the petitioner's presentation of the relevant Supreme Court precedent.
They'll likely come right out and say it in due time. More tomorrow.***
* Petition for Supervisory Writ, April 7 (.pdf; 37 pgs.).
Shorter Huebsch: We're suing everyone and everything, everywhere.
** Sorry for the mixed metaphor. Poetry is not my main bag.