How Suffering Farmers May Determine Trump’s Fate

As rural Wisconsin’s fortunes have declined, its political importance has grown.

Last October, Jerry Volenec, a dairy farmer from southwestern Wisconsin, took the morning off to go to Madison for the World Dairy Expo, an annual cattle-judging contest and trade show. Volenec wanted to hear a town-hall discussion led by Sonny Perdue, Donald Trump’s Secretary of Agriculture, to learn how the Administration planned to address the economic crisis gripping Wisconsin’s family dairy farmers....

Ken Notes: Please read or listen to this. An audio version is available at the link. Get big or get out is the wrong approach. An audio version is available at the link. It is so sad, so true and so fixable. We will look back at this time with deep regret and sorrow in 20 years. Our farmers built Wisconsin, made us famous, and now are going bankrupt as an alarming rate.

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