My esteemed colleague Sly feels a little differently about Mahlon Mitchell, the head of the Professional Firefighters of Wisconsin, than I do. To me Mitchell is an intriguing candidate who stood up for Wisconsin workers when it mattered most.
However, Sly and others have asked some legitimate questions about a press release Mitchell put out the day Gov. Walker unveiled the disastrous budget repair bill. Was Mitchell's first instinct to throw other workers under the bus to protect firefighters? We'll get his side of the story.