It seems that it is impossible to run a local task when talking to windows 
hosts.  This is pretty much a show stopper for my current use case of 

ansible version:  ansible

using any of the following, all result in the same error

- name: deploy some stuff
  hosts: somewindowshosts
  gather_facts: True
  serial: 1
    - name: disable {{ inventory_hostname }} from LB
      delegate_to: localhost
      connection: local
      command: /usr/bin/magic_lb_removal_script
      #local_action: command foo
     - { role: foo }
     - { role: bar }

<localhost> ESTABLISH WINRM CONNECTION FOR USER: Administrator on PORT 5985 
TO localhost
fatal: []: UNREACHABLE! => {"changed": false, "msg": 
"plaintext: HTTPConnectionPool(host='localhost', port=5985): Max retries 
exceeded with url: /wsman (Caused by 
object at 0x21aa610>: Failed to establish a new connection: [Errno 111] 
Connection refused',))", "unreachable": true}

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