02 Nov '16, 9pm
The Bundy bros are back at it.
The Bundy bros are back at it. Just six days after their acquittal, the Oregon ranchers who occupied a federal wildlife refuge last winter say there may well be another standoff soon. “Absolutely! That’s the best thing in the world for [people] to do,” Ryan Bundy told the Washington Post from inside a jail, referring to a reprise of his 41-day armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to protest federal control of, well, federal land. The younger Bundy — son of Cliven — remains jailed due to a separate armed standoff in 2014, also related to public land. Old habits die hard? This fresh hint of menace from the Bundys pertains to the Obama administration’s plan to create a national monument at Gold Butte . It would include 350,000 acres of desert that’s home to rare sandstone, ancient petroglyphs, and vulnerable tortoises — that happens to lie just south of th...