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On, Wisconsin!

Ryan-Walker 2012?

11:05 AM, Feb 19, 2011 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
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Read Paul Gigot's interview with Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan in today's Wall Street Journal. Watch Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's press conference from yesterday afternoon. Then get to work on that Ryan-Walker ticket in 2012.

On, Wisconsin!

(Yes, I know they'd forfeit Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes in the vice presidential balloting, since the 12th amendment stipulates that "The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for President and Vice-President, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves." But I doubt the race will be that close--and if it is, Joe Biden can serve as Paul Ryan's VP.)

Meanwhile, here and now in 2011, lovers of liberty throughout the land can show support for our Badger friends fighting the good fight by wearing cheeseheads. Or, more tastefully, we can join in belting out, wherever we are, these words from the Wisconsin state song (which is the great University of Wisconsin fight song, much admired by John Philip Sousa, with rewritten lyrics):

"On, Wisconsin! On, Wisconsin!
Champion of the right,
"Forward", our motto,
God will give thee might!"

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