Rex Rammell jokes he’d buy an “Obama Tag”
Wolves in the state have become an avatar, a pariah. It often seems that the hatred has little to do with facts, science, or the wolves themselves and more to do with a deep-seated hatred for the federal government that will take any opportunity to emerge. Rammell’s canned-elk, anti-government soap-box has blown over, now it’s become an anti-wolf, anti-government soap-box :
Rammell howls at Otter for not buying wolf tag – Times-News
After an audience member shouted a question about “Obama tags” during a discussion on wolves, Rammell responded, “The Obama tags? We’d buy some of those.”
Rammell’s Obama ‘joke’ troubles Idaho leaders – Idaho Statesman
Rammell’s got a lot of wacky history in Idaho. When his domestic elk escaped their pen threatening wild elk with disease and foreign genes, Rammell sought a stand-off, ballooning the incident into some sort of referendum on government and private property rights even as his membership in the Idaho establishment secured him special favors.