Friday, December 9th, 2016

As our friend Brian Fraley posted on Twitter, “The Fox News Christmas party just got interesting.” Today’s quote of the day comes from George Will, who is not a fan of Bill O’Reilly’s latest book about President Ronald Reagan. This book is nonsensical history and execrable citizenship, and should come with a warning: “Caution — […]

In an interview with Mona Charen and Jay Nordlinger on Ricochet.com, columnist George Will explains the difference between the new censors of free speech and past censors. From the podcast: Free speech has never been under more danger in the United States because it is under attack at the theoretical level. Obviously it was threatened […]

Today is political commentator George Will’s 70th birthday. While I won’t go so far as to root for the Chicago Cubs today, I wish Will a very happy birthday. Besides, Cubs fans secretly enjoy it when their team loses. It makes them feel smug about being baseball fans despite watching a losing team. I’ve told the story before […]

Reaction in today’s Sound Off from the Waukesha Freeman to my Thursday column: Wigderson column Blogger James Wigderson deserves a Pulitzer Prize. This guy is amazing. I can’t wait to read his column every week. Last Thursday, he said about himself, “I’m willing to offer myself as the necessary male subject of exploitation for any […]

Happy Birthday to Chicago Cubs fan, conservative columnist, and television personality George Will. My brush with greatness, or my biggest geek moment: I was in New Orleans for the Republican National Convention in 1992. I got on the elevator at the Superdome and there in the back of the elevator was George Will. And he […]

Paul Soglin gives a preview of what Wisconsinites can expect between now and February 19th. February 19 will produce the most interesting Wisconsin primary since 1968, when the weekend before the votes were cast, Lyndon Johnson, withdrew in the face of a pending debacle. In the meantime, the national press core will celebrate the Dairy […]

Paul Soglin gives a preview of what Wisconsinites can expect between now and February 19th. February 19 will produce the most interesting Wisconsin primary since 1968, when the weekend before the votes were cast, Lyndon Johnson, withdrew in the face of a pending debacle. In the meantime, the national press core will celebrate the Dairy […]