Missing the story

Missing the story

The event story is the domain of TV journalism, hungry to fill a generally quiet weekend newscast. It’s also an easy turnaround for producers and reporters who are either too lazy or afraid — often both — to ask a follow-up question.

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June 30, 2020
RIP Madison

RIP Madison

Former Leftist Madison Mayor Paul Soglin once gave Cuba’s brutal communist dictator Fidel Castro the key to the city. Anarchist Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway has turned over the key to a hate-filled mob. 

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June 29, 2020
All Woke Up: Hating Lincoln

All Woke Up: Hating Lincoln

Charles Dickens, certainly no conservative, warned us long ago to beware of ignorance of want. But above all, the 19th contrary novelist wrote, be wary of ignorance for it can only lead to doom. 

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June 29, 2020
Tool of the Week : Jennifer Shilling and her parting gift

Tool of the Week : Jennifer Shilling and her parting gift

Jennifer Shilling ended a lackluster tenure in the state Senate by extending her middle finger to the people of Wisconsin and to the very concept of ethics.

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June 25, 2020
Evers won’t stop the violence

Evers won’t stop the violence

As Madison cleaned up Wednesday from the chaos wrought by another round of rioting , the feckless Gov. Tony Evers doubled down on a narrative that’s getting harder to believe. 

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June 25, 2020
BLM: Bring me the head of Tucker Carlson

BLM: Bring me the head of Tucker Carlson

A decade ago, I got a hard lesson in practical freedom. My summer boss — then and now a famous media personality — told me and the other interns that if we ever disagreed with him on any subject, he would debate us then and there, proof of his commitment to freedom of thought and speech.

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June 24, 2020