Mark W. Neumann, a freshman Republican Congressman from Janesville, Wis., is a sometimes-mutinous soldier in the army of Newt Gingrich who believes that extremism in the pursuit of deficit reduction is no vice. He also has a tendency to yell at his constituents, which is inadvisable, considering that he rather desperately needs their votes on Tuesday. This penchant of Neumann's is on display during a recent campaign stop at the Sons of Norway lodge in downtown Janesville, a monochromatic American everywhere of a city an hour and a half west of Milwaukee.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.