(Speaking of Witch Hunts . . . ) Candidate Mary Burke Endures the Trial of the Trail

Though the real news was that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke had just been endorsed by the largest police union in Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's online headline said, "Mary Burke stumbles when asked to define plagiarism". As if the shock of the question caused her to lose her balance, thus betraying her pact with … Continue reading (Speaking of Witch Hunts . . . ) Candidate Mary Burke Endures the Trial of the Trail

GOP Secedes from Reality: A Letter the Journal Sentinel Didn’t Publish

(What follows is a letter to the editor I submitted to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. It wasn't published, so I offer it here.)--JK   Dear Editor, In his recent Journal Sentinel column ("Wisconsin GOP isn't seceding from reality"), Christian Schneider accuses the economic protest movement known as Occupy of "darker strains of leftism" including anti-Semitism, as well as … Continue reading GOP Secedes from Reality: A Letter the Journal Sentinel Didn’t Publish