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(By Ed Morrissey, Hot Air) - Yesterday I wrote about the decision by the Marathon County Labor Council to ban Republicans from the Wausau, Wisconsin parade on Labor Day. The mayor of Wausau has responded with an ultimatum to the union board — reimburse the city for all costs or reinvite the Republicans. WSAW reports on Jim Tipple’s challenge to the union activists and the potential for an end to the Labor Day parade altogether: