(RCJ editorial, Feb 21, Don't stop, Mr. Kooiker)
It’s not often that I see eye-to-eye with the ACLU, but I agree that Rapid City alderman Sam Kooiker should not have been censured by the city council.
Robert Doody, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of South Dakota, e-mailed the council: "The democratic process is often harsh, sharp and prone to questionable statements of fact and opinion; however, this liberty to express oneself is at the very heart of the democratic process and to public debate."
Of course, it only make sense that a lusty cheerleader for personal liberty like Rasmussen is supporting the ACLU. I really wonder why he thinks this is such a big stretch for him. Only political posturing through innuendo and labeling would explain it, but ...