Denny: we hardly knew ye. Violent crime is up, the environment is imperiled: it goes on and on.
Spoiler alert: the bug has already won. The ponderosa pine monoculture has been doomed since at least the Janklow era.
Denny Daugaard is in trouble: South Dakota's earth hating, women shackling governor, worried about his re-election chances, has reared back for a Hail Mary pass. Here's the call from the AP published in the Rapid City Journal:
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a bill that provides an additional $2 million in state funding to help counties fight mountain pine beetles.You poor fucks.