Bernie Sanders backer doesn’t like Kleefisch

Stop the presses!

A bumbling attempt to clear the way for Evers.

Blaska’s Rule #23 of political discourse suggests that if you’re going to accuse your political opponents of cynicism don’t practice the trait yourself.

Rebecca Kleefisch and Mike Pence are “a pair of GOP cynics,” John Nichols writes in the Sunday paper. O.K., that’s an opinion, but one curdled in its own cynicism. It suggests that the candidate for governor and the former vice president are not real conservatives, they’re just in it for the votes — an implicit recognition that conservatism is a vote-getter.

Cynical? Rebecca Kleefisch campaigning with her two children.

Kleefisch is a cynical political careerist who will never hesitate to sacrifice the public interest on the altar of her political ambition,” Nichols sputters. He criticizes former governor Scott Walker and his lieutenant governor’s signature Act 10 as “an assault on working people and their [labor] unions.” At least WEAC is no longer soaking school property taxpayers with their no-bid contracts to profit their wholly owned and obscenely profitable insurance subsidiary. Saved working people tax dollars in the billions.

“Political careerist” is a verbal tic John uses to describe his political enemies, never mind that Becky was a working journalist in her first career. In any event, he never levels that opprobrium against Tammy Baldwin or his socialist idol, Bernie Sanders. (“Bernie Sanders lost; but he won!“)

Nichols strains credulity. Kleefisch and Pence are “without a conscience.” The two Republicans are “bumbling,” and “incompetent” — terms increasingly applied to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris but never before heard applied to Kleefisch and Pence. Kleefisch is “downright crooked” —not Hunter Biden or Hillary Clinton, according to The Capital Times associate editor. At this point, Blaska invokes Rule #24: the more absurd the hyperbole, the weaker your case.

Some bumbling!

John veers into Alex Jones territory when he says Trump and “his bumbling sidekick” Pence were “overwhelmingly rejected [by] a majority of Wisconsinites” in 2020. A stupid, easily disproved lie. Actually, the Pence ticket lost by a fraction of one percent — 48.82% to Biden/Harris at 49.45%. Nichols keeps the spittle flying: Pence is “a willing accomplice to the high crimes and misdemeanors of Trump’s presidency.” Why Adam Schiff and Jamie Raskin never thought to impeach the vice president, Nichols does not disclose.

Pence “has refused to testify before the bipartisan congressional committee,” Nichols charges. Bill Barr said it best: “B*** S***.” The committee is still considering whether to invite Pence. Notably, Pence’s former chief of staff and legal counsel HAVE testified, and very publicly so.

Nichols discounts Pence’s heroic role in upholding the Constitution and braving the Hang Mike Pence insurrectionists on January 6, 2021 as “a one-day deviation from pattern.” Easy to type those words into your laptop from the progressive bosom of your favorite coffee shop in downtown Madison, John. Try it when the howling mob is chasing you with a hangman’s rope.

Nichols turned his blunderbuss away from Tim Michels, a homophobe, and  the seditious Donald Trump — easier targets — these two days before the Tuesday 08-09-22 primary election. For the same reason Democrats backed a Trump stolen election un-truther to beat Peter Meijer in New York, a Republican who voted to impeach. Comrade Nichols recognizes that Rebecca Kleefisch is the front-runner who is better poised to defeat incumbent governor Tony Evers. Time to take her down with invective rather than fact.

Blaska’s Bottom Line: Now THAT is cynical!

What’s YOUR opinion?

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17 Responses to Bernie Sanders backer doesn’t like Kleefisch

  1. Ian says:

    John who? What’s a Sunday paper? BOTH are insignificant today, ESPECIALLY Comrade Nichols. He enjoys hearing the few compliments from Madison’s hard left and looking down at the backs of their heads when they bow down to him.

    Don’t even give him the satisfaction of any publicity.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Cornelius_Gotchberg says:

    Nichols is a career Lefty D!ck…with a capital D!

    The Gotch


  3. Bill Cleary says:


    I’m glad you wrote this. I always vote for the politician(s) that John hates the most.

    I was planning on voting for Rebecca anyway so John’s hatred of Rebecca is just a confirmation of why I’m voting for her.

    Liked by 3 people

    • Bob says:

      I look up who Progressive Dane endorses and vote for their opponent. It makes it easy for “non party” races.

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      • Cornelius_Gotchberg says:

        Could be The Gotch has an easier row to hoe than you, Bob.

        A far Lefty-soon-to-retire member of the Dane County Board lives nearby; all he has to do is read the yard signs & do a 180…

        The Gotch


      • Bill Cleary says:


        Exactly. Couldn’t have stated it better myself.


  4. richard lesiak says:

    President Trump, the real winner of 2020, endorsed Michels. That all you need. Anyone who doesn’t follow Trump’s lead is nothing but a RINO and should be banished for the GOP. The same with Vos.


  5. Van Scott Varney says:

    Why is Nicholes still employed??? He writes nothing but lies!!!


  6. One eye says:

    Is there anything more wholesome than that pic?

    Nichols probably hates baseball and apple pie too.

    That being said, relax lefty … Evers is safe. As is RoJo.


    • Gary L. Kriewald says:

      A tad too wholesome for my tastes. It’s like a female version of Leave It to Beaver (i.e.,
      without little Theodore, big brother Wally, or the all-wise dad, Ward).


  7. Michael Leger says:

    I offer a corollary to Rule 23: The more hyperbolic the description of your opponent, the more likely it is self-description.

    Pence courageous? JFK, MLK Jr, RFK and MRP (middle name Richard). Somehow doesn’t ring true.


  8. Mordecai The Red says:

    I’ve been reading Nichols for years (mostly for entertainment, but occasionally to induce vomiting) and they all read the same. They are, with rare exception, sneering, self-righteous screeds against anyone who doesn’t goose step with his progressive fantasies. He’s a nearsighted, shallow-minded idealogue that thinks progressive s#!t doesn’t stink, and if brains were TNT, he wouldn’t have enough to blow his nose.

    Act 10 was justice for taxpayers and Right To Work was justice for laborers. Until the passage of them both, unions had entirely too much power.


  9. Gary L. Kriewald says:

    As cynical as Nichols is, he’s a rank amateur compared to Congressional Democrats who labeled their near-trillion dollar tax-and-spend climate-change farrago the “Inflation Reduction Act.” A classic version of the Big Lie, it deserves a place right next to War Is Peace, Freedom Is Slavery, and Ignorance Is Strength.


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