Monday, October 23rd, 2017

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in the Republican primary in his district tonight. Most observers seem to be blaming the immigration issue. How big of an upset was it? His defeat came as a huge surprise, given how a Washington Post article today led with “A conservative challenger is expected to fall far short […]

This is an actual post on Twitter by the Washington Post. Who’s tweeting about Benghazi? Rich, middle-aged men and Chick-fil-A lovers — Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 8, 2013 Print this entry

Liberal writer Greg Sargent in the Washington Post has some bad news for Wisconsin Democrats. President Barack Obama is not sharing his stash: Top Wisconsin Democrats are furious with the national party — and the Democratic National Committee in particular — for refusing their request for a major investment in the battle to recall Scott […]

Ben Affleck is coming to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to appear before the House Africa, Global Health and Human Rights Subcommittee on behalf of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a non-profit organization that he founded in 2010.. This panel will surely get a lot of press, because the media always obsesses over the humanitarian crisis in […]

Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post rates the contenders for next Republican National Committee Chairman. Number one on the list is Wisconsin’s Reince Priebus. 1. Reince Priebus: That the Wisconsin state party chairman is the nominal frontrunner to be the next RNC chairman speaks to the insularity of the committee and the relatively low profile […]

The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake have more on the timing of Priebus’ announcement: Priebus had been weighing a bid for weeks but had made clear he would have preferred not to run against Steele. The two men had enjoyed a close relationship; Priebus was the chairman of Steele’s 2009 bid for the […]

Michael Gerson in the Washington Post on the Democrats’ troubled relationship with the CIA: To stanch the CIA’s bleeding morale, Democrats have tried reassurance. President Obama, speaking at CIA headquarters, took the Fred Rogers approach: “Don’t be discouraged that we have to acknowledge potentially we’ve made some mistakes. That’s how we learn.” Yes, children, hypocritical […]

The Washington Post’s “The Fix” listed the best political blogs for each state. Wisconsin (which actually has a really good reputation for political blogging nationally) has six entries. The Wigderson Library & Pub is proud to be on the list. The others are (in no particular order):Eye on WisconsinWPRIBadger BloggerLakeshore LamentsBoots and Sabers I think […]

If Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank is wondering why "journalists" are so unpopular at Governor Palin events, maybe Milbank should re-read his attack piece on Governor Palin.  Milbank, perhaps upset at the reception a few journalists received at the recent event, purposely inserted quotes from unstable people in the audience in an effort to link […]

The Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys are the greatest rivals in the history of the NFL, and it is one of the best rivalries in all of sports.  The rivalry famously began when the owner of the Redskins tried to block the formation of the Dallas Cowboys.  Clint Murchison, the first Dallas Cowboys owner, […]