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Is this century-old car salesman Scott Walker's doppelgänger?

Published March 14, 2015

There is no escaping Scott Walker -- not even by fleeing into the distant past. Our governor's countenance is everywhere lately, and it was disconcerting recently to find a remarkable facsimile of it on the front page of the Dec. 21, 1908 edition of The Milwaukee Journal.


We're a nice bunch. Right?

Published June 6, 2012

Today, after yesterday's election, The Atlantic asks "If Wisconsin Can't Be Nice, Who Can?" Whatever. I'd argue that both candidates are nice, and politics isn't or shouldn't be personal. Of course many people take everything personally. This won't change, but it's time to sometimes put our own "truths" to the side.


Tommy Thompson: rethink running for Senate

Published Nov. 8, 2011

The former governor, who never met a piece of open land that he didn't want to build something on and assign his name to it, is a guy with whom I'm friendly. But I don't think he should run for Senate.


The man with the red vest will be missed

Published Jan. 4, 2008

It is painfully ironic that Lee Sherman Dreyfus, Wisconsin's last populist governor, died on the eve of the Iowa caucuses, which mark the beginning of what will surely be the most disgusting, disheartening and dirty presidential election this country has ever seen.

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On May 8 voters in the Democratic primary to select  a candidate to oppose Governor Scott Walker  in the June 5  recall election will choose  one of the following contenders:  Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett,  former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk, State Senator&nbs...

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