The Governor signed a bill opting out of REAL ID today -- meaning Montana is not going to be part of the de facto national ID system. The bill passed unanimously. Jon Tester is already on it -- calling on the U.S. Senate to listen to the people of Montana. Similar bills are moving elsewhere in the country.
Gov. Brian Schweitzer is a Democrat, and Tester was the burly* Democrat who called for PATRIOT Act repeal in his Senate race last year. I'm genuinely curious about what would happen in the West if the Democrats put up a 2008 candidate who's decent on civil liberties, like Obama or Richardson, and the GOP puts up a war-on-terror-forever candidate like Rudy.
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