BREAKING: Johnson ad features actors, not a real family!

On Sunday I noted the contrived “controversy” from some on the right over the use of a fake name in a recent TV ad for Sen. Russ Feingold, and while Ron Johnson’s campaign has been furiously trying to get some traction for the story, outside of the typical cast of characters that make up the […]

More on the Westlake lawsuit

In a followup to a story I posted yesterday, Dave Umhoefer of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has obtained the complaint filed in the lawsuit against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dave Westlake by Fawaad Kahn, Westlake’s partner in High IQ, LLC, the small business Westlake co-owns and manages. Along with the complaint, additional exhibits have been […]

Ron Johnson’s #1!

#1 on the Democratic Party’s list of “BP Republicans,” that is… When asked about BP, Ron Johnson — the GOP Senate candidate in Wisconsin — told Wisconsin Public Television that he was “disappointed that the uh, you know, the Obama administration is just, you know, kinda doing an all-out assault now on, on, uh, the […]

“Just turn lemons into lemonade!”

I wonder if Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dave Westlake, who has made it abundantly clear he’s 100% opposed to abortion, even if a woman is a victim of rape or incest, agrees with Republican U.S. candidate Sharron Angle of Nevada, who in speaking about her 100% opposition to abortion compared forcing a rape victim to […]

Blogging Blue interviews Tom Michalski

Much to my delight, State Rep. Mark Honadel (R-South Milwaukee) has a viable Democratic challenger in the 21st Assembly District, in the form of Oak Creek Common Council President Tom Michalski. I recently had a chance to sit down and talk with Michalski about his campaign, and our conversation started with the one question […]

Ron Johnson: free and open debate “extremely harmful to our nation”

It’s no wonder the consultants driving the campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson have kept him on a short leash with the media, because it seems that every time Johnson opens his mouth, he says something dumb. Speaking Craig Gilbert of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Friday, Johnson made it abundantly clear he’s […]