Category Archives: Man on the Street

Should critical race theory be taught in our schools?

Man on the Street interview After burning his face mask, the Policy Werkes sent our unpaid intern to out on the mean streets of Madison WI to ask the usual assortment of idiots and malcontents: Should critical race theory be taught … Continue reading

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What to do with that state surplus!

Man on the Street interview Republicans under Gov. Scott Walker crafted a balanced budget that cut taxes and encouraged economic development. That prudence is paying off with a $2.6 Billion surplus. The Policy Werkes told our unpaid intern to hit the hot … Continue reading

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Man on the 20 mph-street question

No idea is too stupid for Madison WI Give the City of Madison credit (and a generous bar tab). The Emerald City is always experimenting. Streets in two neighborhoods will test lower traffic speed limits — 20 mph, down from … Continue reading

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What should the Packers do about Aaron Rodgers?

Trade him or bench him? Professional football’s most valuable player is unhappy with management at 1265 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay WI. So is one of the owners of the team who also owns a highly unprofitable blogging operation. O.K., Aaron Rodgers … Continue reading

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How would you reimagine public safety?

Our Man on the Street Question of the Day! Is back, despite popular demand. Once again, our intrepid Werkes intern (unpaid) hits the pavement to query an unrepresentative cross section of Madison loiterers our usual loaded question. It’s a question … Continue reading

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Are you so paranoid about COVID-19 …

  … that you wear a face mask outdoors? Our Question of the Day! Some masked-up sore head tore down our sign on Madison’s southwest bike trail. Apparently, unable to “Breathe deeply and smell that freedom!” “Person after person who’d … Continue reading

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