Looking for a way to get more headlines than spouse Rebecca who's facing recall as Scott Walker's Lt. Gov., State Rep. Joel Kleefisch, (R-Oconomocow) settles on a proposal to kill sandhill cranes, and who knows, maybe Joel could bag a whooper raised in Baraboo, for an all-Wisconsin sporting two-fer.
Besides, he says, Sandhill cranes are flying steaks ready to bagged and cooked.
Kleefisch said he wanted to help farmers whose corn was being poached by the cranes, but here's another thought: the mourning dove finally got listed, and it's still illegal in Wisconsin to drown kittens.
In an interview with the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Kleefisch said the birds were good eatin': "Many call (sandhill cranes) the rib-eye of the sky," Kleefisch said.
The Wisconsin DNR says the birds have some "great moves," which they'll need to get past Kleefisch's heavy buckshot, unlike these birds in North Dakota.
And for God's sake, kill them before they get as far as Nebraska: