Snow days evidently drive me to lower my standards to those of the Republican spinsters with whom I share the South Dakota blogosphere. But at least they don't drive me to drink!

A few months ago, Pat Powers found it newsworthy to mention the fact that Democratic candidate for Congress Matt Varilek appeared on occasion to enjoy alcoholic refreshments. Powers suggested that individuals engaging in such bacchanalia "don’t post photos and brag about it on the Internet."

It appears that the executive director of Powers's own party doesn't pay attention to Powers's blog:

Tony Post likes gin: Twitter screen cap 2013.04.10. 10:35 MDT

screen cap 2013.04.10. 10:35 MDT

Tony Post, SDGOP exec, gin drinker. Cheers.