Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

Stabbed in the back!

Trump didn’t lose! He was betrayed! “We have seen the enemy and he is us,” Walt Kelly’s comic strip character Pogo famously said.  A good many of my political tribe regard their fellow Republicans as enemies. They are convinced that … Continue reading

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Turtle beats hare in US Senate

We like our politics 100-proof and unfiltered! You may have suspected that the head groundskeeper at the Stately Manor is off his meds, as punch drunk as Pee Wee Herman on an all-night toot on the Vegas Strip. Now you … Continue reading

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Would Donald Trump accept Joe Manchin?

Would the senator rather switch AND fight? Question of the day for the Werkes advisory (and unpaid) peanut gallery: should Joe Manchin switch parties? Come over to the dark side? Join the Republican party? Wouldn’t be the first. The last U.S. … Continue reading

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This time — like last time — fair maps

All politics is loco A progressive putsch? The previous installment of your favorite Blogge reported that Madison is redrawing its aldermanic districts to conform with the 2020 Census. Now the context: The maps throw council moderates Gary Halverson, Sheri Carter, … Continue reading

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Recrimination is not a winning message

Can we get back to the future sometime soon? A certain former President ripped into Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell before a Republican National Committee donor event Saturday evening 04-10-21, deriding him as a “dumb son of a bitch.” Mitch … Continue reading

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Smile along with Mitch

A little history, Prof. McConnell, if you please The Werkes is a big fan of Sen. Mitch McConnell. Count on Mitch to deliver a masterful speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate, as he does here Sunday 10-25-2020 to … Continue reading

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