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TGIF Wild Card — 2.27.15

Wow! What a wild, fun week. First, we had state Rep. Vito Barbieri laying claim to the Most Clueless Kootenai County Legislator for the 2015 session by losing a battle of wits with Dr. Julie Madsen on Monday. And making national headlines. Then, we had the unconstitutional attempt by a Kootenai County precinct committeeman to name Idaho as a "Christian state." Which also made national headlines. I suspect that the national news media pays closer attention to Kooky County than other places in Flyover Country because our antics are worth such attention. Here's your TGIF Wild Card ...

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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