MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow says that Wisconsin — the home of this week’s budget battle, illegal strike, and truant state senators — has a budget surplus. “What?!” I hear you cry. “That can’t be right!”
Indeed it’s not. The Milwaukee-Journal Sentinel explains. Most charitable explanation: poor reading comprehension and useless editors. (There’s much more to the budget than just the general fund.) Most likely explanation: she’s just lying.