Tony Evers gets softened up

Sī vīs pācem, parā bellum, the Roman philosopher advised. “If you want peace, prepare for war.” The philosopher of Stately Blaska Manor amends that advice: “If you want peace, put plenty of law enforcement boots on the ground.”

We’ve said before, Tony Evers is as responsible for burned-out Kenosha and Kyle Rittenhouse as the rioters who attacked the 17 year old that hot August night in 2020. It is good politics and commendable policy to lay that on Wisconsin’s governor now, a good 2½ months before the general election. Because the other precept practiced at the Werkes is this: It’s never too early to go negative. Of that, we are positive.

Democrats will howl, which means our Republican nominee for governor is over the target. The Marquette Law School poll confirms our gut feelings: crime will drive the election at all levels this November. Of voters responding to the poll released 08-17-22, crime concerns 88% — second only to inflation at a combined 94%. (How is “gun violence” a separate category?)

IssueVery concernedSomewhat concernedNot too concernedNot at all concerned
Gun violence612665
Abortion policy552587
Public schools543473
Climate change41281317
Illegal immigration40281516

As we’ve been saying

Right off the bat, Gov. Evers blamed police. The day of the shooting, before getting the facts, Ever’s progressive knee jerked and out of his mouth came this:

Tonight, Jacob Blake was shot in the back multiple times, in broad daylight, in Kenosha, Wisconsin,” Evers said in the statement. … “While we do not have all of the details yet, what we know for certain is that he is not the first Black man or person to have been shot injured or mercilessly killed at the hands of individuals in law enforcement in our state or our country.” (More here.)

Attorney General Bill Barr: Evers dithered during the Kenosha insurrection.

Tony Evers still bad-mouths cops one year after Jacob Blake riots. (Read & Weep)

Why does Tony Evers hate cops? (If you can stand it.)

Cops have no love for AG Josh Kaul

If any law enforcement agent has endorsed Wisconsin’s Democrat(ic) attorney general, Josh Kaul isn’t advertising it. That’s what Wisconsin RightNow reports. By contrast, Eric Toney, the district attorney of Fond du Lac County who is running against Kaul, is endorsed by over 100 sheriffs, district attorneys, and police chiefs. What’s more, the Republican and has been unanimously endorsed by the Wisconsin Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge, Milwaukee Police Association,” Toney’s website says.

Blaska’s Bottom Line: Public safety is the first responsibility of government. Which is why we’re working for Anthony Hamilton for sheriff of Dane County. He’s running against a sheriff Tony Evers appointed, one who calls jail inmates “residents.”

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23 Responses to Tony Evers gets softened up

  1. Meade says:

    Today is Day 20 since Mark Pocan said, of the unprecedented raid/search-and-seizure at Mar-A-Lago, the private home of a former President of the United States:

    “What I’m more worried about is the future of the country, that any president who has done as many things that I think are either illegal or unethical as Donald Trump — if there’s no accountability, you’ll have more Donald Trump. It appears there may be some accountability in progress, and that is a good thing.”


  2. pattyhay1 says:

    Has anyone ever read Dr. Roland Fryer’s (Black, young, tenured econ prof at Harvard) exhaustive econometric study about how the police do use disproportional force on Black men though NOT disproportional lethal force? It’s pretty interesting. He looked at something like 160 different factors of police incidents across the country. Findings were 18 police shootings of unarmed Black men and 26 unarmed white men. While that’s not good, people usually have a misconception that the numbers are in the hundreds or thousands. And you have to wonder how muchBlack on Black gun violence has been perpetuated in the big cities due to the police pulling back their enforcement of laws and investigating criminal activities.

    I wish BLM would update their statements to reflect reality. It’s not wonderful news but it is still not mowing down Black men indiscriminately. That is still the narrative, facts be damned. What must young Black boys think about their future?


    • Cornelius_Gotchberg says:

      A few FUN FACTS:

      *Blacks commit crimes in far greater numbers than their representation would warrant. African Americans are 12.6% of the U.S. population, but they account for 38.9% of all violent crime arrests—including 32.5% of all rapes, 55.5% of all robberies, and 33.9% of all aggravated assaults.

      *Is this because they are arrested for crimes they didn’t commit? Are they only “guilty of being black”? In fact, the statistics are compiled by interviewing the victims of these violent crimes, which in the case of crimes committed by blacks are mostly black themselves.

      *In 2010, black perpetrators were responsible for 80% of all violence against blacks (including 94% of homicides), while white perpetrators accounted for just 9% of all violence against blacks. Five times as many black attacks on whites as the reverse.

      *According to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), which relies on crime victims to identify their assailants, 320,082 whites were victims of black violence in 2010, the latest year for which statistics are available, while 62,593 blacks were victims of white violence.

      *But these raw statistics understate the pattern. In 2010, the white and black populations in the United States were 197 million and 38 million, respectively. In other words, blacks committed acts of interracial violence at a rate 25 times higher than whites (849 per 100,000 versus 32 per 100,000).

      *This pattern has been among the most consistent findings of criminal-justice research for many years and for a wide variety of crimes.

      *Nationwide there were an estimated 67,755 black-on-white aggravated assaults in 2010, as compared to with just 1,748 white-on-black crimes of the same description. In other words, BLACKS COMMITTED ACTS OF INTERRACIAL AGGRAVATED ASSAULT AT A RATE 200 X HIGHER THAN EVIL WHITES, (181 per 100,000 population -v- 0.9 per 100,000)!

      The Gotch


    • Cornelius_Gotchberg says:

      waaaaaah Waaaaaaaaaah WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH. Make that real REAL mean Inconvenient Truth go away…JUST_GO_AWAY!!!

      The terminally clueless Blogge Idiot when confronted with INCONVENIENT TRUTH?


      The Gotch


  3. David Gerard says:

    What is your issue? Eliminate police unions.

    Put lieutenants back in charge of their precincts. Police unions are like teacher unions: they protect people who should be fired.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. richard lesiak says:

    Wow…A whole hit piece about Evers and not one word about Tim Michels plan for ending crime. Is he even in the state? Where’s Timmy?


  5. Bill Cleary says:

    I know I am starting to sound like a broken record but I have to point this out again and again.

    According to “Hey Jackass Chicago” only one person has been killed by the cops in Chicago this year while 466 people to date have been murdered in Chicago this year.

    78.3% of those murdered were black and yet I don’t see an outcry from the black community that white people are gunning them down on the streets. Possibly because most of the black people being gunned down are being gunned down by other black people.

    You want to end murders and other crimes?

    Black people have to restore order to their own communities by taking responsibility for the actions in their own families and communities.


  6. David Gerard says:

    What is your issue? Drunken drivers.

    Drunken driving crashes in Dane County — including at least 11 fatalities — rose sharply during the first half of 2022.There were 80 automobile crashes between January and June involving alcohol, 41% more than the five-year average.

    The Tavern League control on the Republican legisture is complete. True law and order Republicans will call on Speaker Voz to mandate 6 months in state prison for first time drunk drivers.


    • One eye says:

      Agree and extend that to any driver who causes a crash / death by reckless driving. Add 5 years if “I thought I hit a deer” excuse is used.


  7. Cornelius_Gotchberg says:


    Despicably detestable RAYcist Lefties–ZERO!!!

    The Gotch


    • AdamC says:

      I saw that! Huzzah!

      Although the Blogger-in-Chief wasn’t made rich by the judgment.

      The lawyers will get paid though, by the taxpaying citizens of Madison.

      Too bad they can’t garnish the wages of those directly responsible for a blatantly illegal and racist policy.

      That this had to go all the way to court before they got what they had coming to them shows how blatantly racist Madison liberals really are.

      Liked by 1 person

      • Cornelius_Gotchberg says:

        The très gutless NO COMMENT from despicably detestable, definitively defeated, RAYcist Lefties Rebecca Kemble, Shiva Bidar, Donna Moreland, and primo grifters extraordinaire FreeDUMB Inc?

        An ever-sweet admission of guilt!

        The Gotch


        • AdamC says:

          Last anyone heard from Kemble, she was conceding after she lost to working father Myadze for alder. Good riddance to one of the wokiest of the woke. Actually I can’t recall if she conceded…. but it seems a few of her more, um, “committed” supporters were on social media shaking with rage at North Side voters and casting aspersions on “mystery man” Myadze as though he were a Russian spy disguised as an African immigrant hardworking father LOL.

          City taxpayers ought to send her a bill for 1/3rd of that lawsuit judgment.


        • Cornelius_Gotchberg says:

          “it seems a few of her more, um, ‘committed’ supporters were on social media shaking with rage”

          Despicable Lefties are sooooooo cute when they get their over-sized, hempen homespun panties in a twist, am I right?

          With an comically exaggerated sense of self-importance, bolstered by their everyone_gets_a_trophy_and_a_hug upbringings, flaccidly enfeebled Post-Modern-Neo-Lefties are a hoot to observe as they demonstrate a complete lack of the ability to cope with even the slightest glitch in the expectations to which they feel entitled.

          In addition to not thinking the way he should, Blaska was discriminated against because of the color of his skin, ergo, his Civil Rights were violated.

          He & WILL should file a civil case and bankrupt the pr!cks!

          The Gotch


    • One eye says:

      $46,100 … disappointing.

      Elon would’ve held out for $69,420.


    • David Blaska says:

      I asked the lawyer if he didn’t have the dollar figures switched around, hoping he was dyslexic. Said my check must be missing a few zeroes. Notice all the diversity, equity, and inclusion alders who wrote this travesty ordinance are now making six-figure salaries in the guilt industry.


      • Cornelius_Gotchberg says:

        “Said my check must be missing a few zeroes.”

        Glass half full?

        You can double your Bean Trellising operation and have enough left over for a couple of NICE bottles of…whatever.

        “Notice all the diversity, equity, and inclusion alders who wrote this travesty ordinance are now making six-figure salaries in the guilt industry.”

        Karma, just like Rust-n-Money, never sleeps!

        The Gotch


      • AdamC says:

        Oh no…. Kemble & Co. have gone woke/corporate? Say it ain’t so, Mao.

        The market for high-priced DIE consultants to get big bucks to “train” a captive corporate audience with a recycled PowerPoint on Zoom, guilt-tripping cubicle drones with reflective questions such as “is there anywhere white privilege doesn’t show up?” (Clue: the answer is no).



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