"Howie! America! Freedom! Horses! Raaaarrr!" I write Gordon Howie's Independent Senate campaign slogan, then discuss what seems to be our mutual desire for civility and policy-based political debate:

Curious: in the South Dakota blogosphere, who's civil, and who's trading on too much rancor? How are we doing right here on the Madville Times, in our posts and our comments, in living up to the political spirit Howie and I discuss?