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It looks like two of the six Republican seats will be held by the incumbents, and probably in a third.  Democrats are looking real good in two others, but many votes yet to be counted.  The last one may be close, but it’s not looking like it’s going to happen.  Still, plenty of votes to be cast (counted – sorry), many of them in liberal Milwaukee.

You can follow the count here.

Five of the six Democratic challengers are women.

Two Democrats face recalls next week.  Both are expected to hold on.

Addendum:  Okay, hold everything!  The Democrats are now ahead in the three races they need.  But still plenty of votes to be counted.

You know, in college many of us learned that our ideas, assumptions, and attitudes are shaped by our socio-class perspective.  We learned that sometimes the same events viewed by lenses separated by race, class, or other social divide will view the same event entirely differently.  I am hard pressed to think of a more illustrative example as made apparent by this interview about the riots/insurrection underway in Britain.

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