Friday, December 9th, 2016

The New York Times won five Pulitzer prizes, including one for breaking the story on the Eliot Spitzer scandal. Now that the New York Times has a surplus of prizes, can it finally give up the prize for Walter Duranty’s reporting from the Soviet Union? If the New York Times is going to win the […]

What a slow week and what a tough choice. Who could possibly have been the idiot of the week for last week? Was it New Berlin Alderman Bill Moore? Highways only provide a means of transportation to one segment of society: those with enough money to have a vehicle. And so we put more money […]

What a slow week and what a tough choice. Who could possibly have been the idiot of the week for last week? Was it New Berlin Alderman Bill Moore? Highways only provide a means of transportation to one segment of society: those with enough money to have a vehicle. And so we put more money […]

A prostitute/singer named Ashley Alexandra Dupré? Did she ever use the name Susan Alexander? Seriously, didn’t Eliot Spitzer see Citizen Kane? Now the story has gone from funny to being a bad movie remake. Print this entry

As we consume every salacious detail of the Spitzer story, there is a larger point to all of this. But as much as we would wallow in the details, can we ask ourselves if there still is a line between the private lives of politicians and their public lives? As much as that line ever […]

A prostitute/singer named Ashley Alexandra Dupré? Did she ever use the name Susan Alexander? Seriously, didn’t Eliot Spitzer see Citizen Kane? Now the story has gone from funny to being a bad movie remake. Print this entry

As we consume every salacious detail of the Spitzer story, there is a larger point to all of this. But as much as we would wallow in the details, can we ask ourselves if there still is a line between the private lives of politicians and their public lives? As much as that line ever […]

…until tomorrow. But seriously, if a governor is engaged in behavior that is putting someone else at risk of physical harm, isn’t it incumbent on the media to ask what that behavior is? There seems to be a lack of profiles in courage among the press corps, for not one article I have seen mentions […]

…until tomorrow. But seriously, if a governor is engaged in behavior that is putting someone else at risk of physical harm, isn’t it incumbent on the media to ask what that behavior is? There seems to be a lack of profiles in courage among the press corps, for not one article I have seen mentions […]