Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

Bruce Murphy lists the winners and losers of the election. I end up in the latter category. Thanks, Bruce. Media Political Pundits: The news media kept insisting the presidential election was a tossup, though every polling aggregator showed a large electoral vote margin for Obama. Nationally, Michael Barone and George Will predicted Romney would win big, while local pundits and […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Aug 16, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:6A On a roll Tommy ready for one more time (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) The evil that men do they can blame later on their political consultants. The Republican primary for Senate […]

Some post-election thoughts: I wonder if Erick Erickson of Red State, Club for Growth, Senator Jim DeMint, Tea Party Express, all feel a little stupid for not listening to Wisconsin conservatives when they (well, we) said Neumann was not worthy of their support. I wonder if any of them who were so determined to stop […]

Former Congressman Mark Neumann is trailing in the polls, so he does what candidates traditionally do when they’re way behind. They call for more debates. But the reason Neumann gives for having more debates is thoroughly disingenuous. Neumann unveiled his first ad Tuesday in the race for U.S. Senate and said in a news conference he’d […]

At the Republican Party of Wisconsin state convention Saturday, no candidate for Senate was able to get the support of 60% of delegates necessary to get the endorsement of the Republican Party. Despite the big push by former Congressman Mark Neumann to get extra supporters to the convention, Neumann came up short. He took an […]

Some buzz today concerning the national Club for Growth’s polling about former Governor Tommy Thompson’s possible run for the Senate to replace Senator Herb Kohl. The polling, conveniently enough, pits him against former Congressman Mark Neumann, last seen annoying conservatives and establishment Republicans around the state with his negative campaigning against Governor Scott Walker. I […]

For all of the attention that the national Club for Growth* got for attacking former Governor Tommy Thompson, the connection to former Congressman Mark Neumann deserves more attention. If you visit the national Club for Growth website, however, you might find one reason why the group is targeting Thompson. The group’s executive vice president is […]