The latest round of the budget and debt-ceiling fight went decidedly to the Democrats. While there's a certain "pox on both their houses" aspect to the fallout from the government shutdown, Republicans clearly absorbed a bigger hit in public opinion.
This just in from a new Esquire/NBC News study: There are more Americans in the vast middle than on either the left or right.
Who didn't know?
Certainly those Americans who dwell in The Great Big Center have known this for some time.
Hunting and fishing are such a valued part of our Minnesota heritage that they are forever preserved privileges under the state constitution alongside protections for freedom of expression and religious liberty.