Friday, October 21st, 2016

The Cap Times’ associate editor and frequent Bernie Sanders apologist John Nichols took on an unusual role in his most recent column: defending conservatism, William F Buckley and National Review against Donald Trump. This is not the result of some Damascene conversion on Nichols’ part. It is more along the lines of Dr. Peter Venkman‘s […]

Political pundits often make political predictions and are never held accountable for them. My predictions are often no better than anyone else’s predictions and they’re often made tongue-in-cheek. However, every year I review the previous year’s predictions because physical self-mortification in public is frowned upon while in it’s written form it is considered entertainment. At […]

In a recap of different op-ed pieces, The Cap Times says a column I wrote about former Senator Russ Feingold is “snarky.” Let me repeat for those of you missing the point: The Cap Times is saying something I wrote is “snarky.” I would remind them of the cliché of the pot and the kettle […]

As I was polishing the family heirloom martini shaker, a genie appeared. “Master of the Martini, listen to me. You have freed me from the curse that trapped me in here lo these many millennia.” To which I replied, “I didn’t think they had stainless steel thousands of years ago.” “SILENCE! While I have been […]

How is this a service to their readers? The Cap Times has an election model of poll averages they’re using to forecast the election. Hey, it worked for that Nate Silver guy, right? But they’re still using in their average a result from a discredited poll that even the pollster won’t defend. Now they’re including […]

Gravis Marketing decided to redo their poll after seeing the Marquette University Law School poll. (You can see the whole conversation leading up to the decision in the update on this blog post.) The new poll shows Governor Scott Walker beating Mary Burke 49.6% to 45.8%. Second Wisconsin Poll. Will be posted on website shortly. […]

Somebody call the Cap Times. The recent poll of Wisconsin voters by Gravis Marketing showing Mary Burke with a five point lead has been tossed into the shred bin. The team Gravis team has decided that we will redo the WI poll due to a skew in Milwaukee respondents. After reviewing the data — Gravis […]

Love the quote marks. When the Cap Times is just as sarcastic as me, intentionally or not, it can’t be good for the Democratic candidate: Hundreds, hundreds of hours! Burke got carpal tunnel syndrome from all of that cutting and pasting just so Wisconsinites could have a jobs plan with the best ideas she could […]

Waukesha Freeman, Thursday, October 24, 2013 Page A8 Opinion On Saturday I was in Mukwonago to see the seventh-grade Mukwonago Braves play football. The boys lost but my son’s friend had a good game. Some Mukwonago residents received free samples of Penzeys Spices and a letter from Bill Penzey asking the residents to oppose the […]

The leftist standard-bearer Capital Times in Madison does a daily online rundown of editorials and blog posts it finds interesting, and yours truly was mentioned again on Monday: Waukesha Freeman columnist James Wigderson is cheered by the Assembly’s passage of Steve Nass’ bill that would place tougher restrictions on changing Indian nicknames at Wisconsin high schools. He’s […]