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Jay Bullock is a high school English teacher in Milwaukee, columnist for the Bay View Compass, singer-songwriter and occasional improv comedian.


Recent Articles
 
 Buzz - December 7, 2016
 My last Trump column: On the president-elect's ignorant mediocrity
 For Jay's final Trump column (until It Becomes Real), he dives into some armchair psychology, claiming Donald Trump is perhaps this century's single best example of Dunning-Kruger Effect. Take that, Michael Scott from "The Office."
 
 #RaiseMKE - November 30, 2016
 Face criticism? WILL won't
 Last week, the internet served up a notification that WILL had responded to my complaints. I started reading their post wondering if I might need to lay down a new gauntlet; as it turns out, my old gauntlet is still down, untouched.
 
 Buzz - November 24, 2016
 "Identity liberalism" isn't the problem; white nostalgia is
 A number of election postmortems from The Professional Left have one thing in common: complaints that Democrats lost because we did not adequately kowtow to white men. But that view is part of the problem, not anything to do with the solution.
 
 Buzz - November 14, 2016
 On rigged races, the media and Trump's America: Some final election thoughts
 In two short months, Donald Trump will be taking the oath of office, his tiny left hand resting (I assume) atop a copy of "The Art of the Deal." Here are three final takeaways from what happened last Tuesday.
 
 Kids & Family - November 9, 2016
 MPS' Driver comes into her own with bold schools plan
 Last week, MPS unveiled a multifaceted reform plan that, if implemented, would upend two decades of anti-public school sentiment among Wisconsin legislators - and it shows that Dr. Darienne Driver is not just any old MPS superintendent.
 
 Buzz - November 2, 2016
 Latest Clinton email story proves how broken America is
 The false equivocation, that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are somehow equally bad in a number of ways, baffles me this election season - and nowhere is it more obvious and baffling than in the reignited Clinton email outrage.
 
 Kids & Family - October 18, 2016
 It's time for anti-MPS lawmakers to acknowledge reality
 The change in designation for MPS suggests two things. One, we now have better evidence that the disdain toward MPS is clearly undeserved. Two, lawmakers would better serve our children by working with MPS on its internal reforms rather than against it.
 
 Buzz - October 12, 2016
 GOP can't distance themselves from Trump; he's who they are and will be
 The GOP may try to claim Trump is no true Republican. But their problem is that he, and all the men who have been elected to or nominated for the presidency under the GOP banner in living memory, are the Republican Party - and the party is Trump.
 
 Buzz - October 10, 2016
 A conspiracy theorist's case for Hillary Clinton
 When it comes to conspiracy theorists, I'm not going to try to change your mind with so-called "facts" but rather with reasons why your beliefs actually make Hillary Clinton the better choice - or at least a plausible choice - for your vote.
 
 Buzz - September 27, 2016
 Pro-pot Johnson a bad choice for pro-pot millennials
 Gary Johnson may have said some mock-worthy things this past week about space colonization. As it turns out, though, Gary Johnson is pretty serious - maybe not about the science fiction, but in terms of consequences for this election.
 


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