The great thing about the viral ideas known as memes is that once they’re started, they’re hard to stop. That’s great if you like them. And if it doesn’t mutate (into a malevolent form) as real viruses will do. Regardless, the Tommy Thompson/”BRENT 4EVER” meme has carried itself onto the pages of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
I can’t take credit for it any more than one could for spreading the swine flu. But it’s good to see that we’re giving the print press something to run with.
One notable portion of that article is the article talks about how the Republicans have yet to settle on a candidate to take on Feingold. While that’s what primary elections are for, I thought this was supposed to be a time of resurgence for the Republican Party. Or maybe that idea—itself a meme—will pass like a spring cold snap.