HAND-CURATED POSTS FROM THE WISCONSIN BLOGOSPHERE (AND SOMETIMES POINTS BEYOND)
History of traffic offenses.
A U.S. Senate race that began in the shadow of another campaign was ending that way too Monday as GOP candidates toured a state already fired up about native son Paul Ryan joining the presidential ticket.
Normally a four-way primary for an open Senate seat would be the focal point of the political season in Wisconsin, but not this year.
Shaping public opinion on that subject.
[Defendant Brandon] Brown told police he used his phone to help the girl find her clothes, but did not film her. But police found a 4-minute, 39-second video on Brown’s cellphone of the sexual encounter, with Brown heard at times encouraging [Defendant Alexander] Gove to perform sex acts on the girl while he and others laughed.
Far less than for recall.
Ryan, a Wisconsin congressman, is seen as only a “fair” or “poor” choice by 42% of Americans vs. 39% who think he is an “excellent” or “pretty good” vice presidential choice.
Via USA Today.
La Crosse, Eau Claire, Superior, Wausau, and Green Bay.
Craver says ‘probably not,’ and that’s probably right.
Two out of three isn’t bad.
Via PR Watch.
These flights are free of charge through the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight organization, which has sent 2,000 veterans from southeastern Wisconsin to the memorial. Nationwide, Honor Flight groups will have transported close to 100,000 veterans by the end of the year.
Via Racine Journal Times.
Of course, this is a one-size-fits all calculation, which doesn’t consider anything about Mr. Ryan specifically. The fact that he is quite young, that the Republican Party lacks an obvious successor other than him, and that he commands the respect of both the party base and the party establishment, all work in his favor in terms of running for and winning future nominations. Whatever happens this year, he is likely to be a major part of the American political landscape for a long time to come.
Via New York Times.
David Diener, aged 21.
Via 620 WTMJ.