Tag Archives: The Capital Times

Conversing within the safety of the Madison bubble

Intellectual incest deep within the Madison bubble One of these days, the editor of The Capital Times is going to interview a conservative. Maybe. Unintentionally. By accident, in a case of mistaken political identity. Paul Fanlund once did interview a UW-Madison … Continue reading

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When political hate substitutes for principled reason

The Capital Times advises: Take the money and run Any day now, the nicest guy in the world, Capital Times emeritus editor Dave Zweifel, will write a paean to a kinder and gentler politics, civil discourse, and the Chicago Cubs. … Continue reading

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Capital Times quotes Trotsky to urge Scott Walker’s defeat

What was your New Year’s resolution? More civility toward those with opposing views? Reaching across the aisle to find common ground? Not if you are the hyper-partisan Capital Times. The CT takes as its sacred mission to “consign Scott Walker to … Continue reading

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Attorney General Schimel must resign over that footnote on page 39

Receives coveted honor from Progressive mouthpiece The Nobel Peace Prize? Barack Obama got one roughly a week before he was sworn into office, if memory serves. The Pulitzer Prize? Walter Duranty of the New York Times won it for covering … Continue reading

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Have a very Stately Christmas — In JAIL!

It’s beginning to look a lot like a freezing cold, Global Climate Change Christmas at Stately Blaska Manor. The electrified barbwire fence is decorated with garlands of evergreen and holly. The guard tower beams gaily colored search lights on the … Continue reading

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Danger: white men voting!

‘Hey white boy, what you doin’ uptown?’ — Lou Reed The social justice night riders are out, baying for the blood of white men — all complicit in the election of Donald Trump. When identity politics is all you’ve got, … Continue reading

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