Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

OnMilwaukee’s editor publisher Andy Tarnoff and I had a sharp disagreement over his suggestion that the Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be repeatedly raped in prison as a punishment. Milwaukee Magazine asked for a quote about the argument for a blog post. “Just as the first amendment allows an entertainment website editor to make a jackass […]

This is the “Big Story” with the Associated Press, “MASS. POLICE: BOMB SUSPECTS DIDN’T HAVE GUN PERMIT.”   CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police official say the brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon before having shootouts with authorities didn’t have gun permits. Cambridge Police Commissioner Robert Haas tells The Associated Press in an […]

The Tsarnaev brothers had spent most of their lives in the United States, and lived the diversity dream. They seem to have had a droll wit when it comes to symbolism: Last year, the younger brother took his oath of citizenship and became an American on September 11. And, in their final hours of freedom, […]