Commentary

Winners & Losers: Election Edition

November 7th, 2012 |

Barack Obama wins a second term as President of the United States, Romney-Ryan comes up short in Wisconsin, and Tammy Baldwin makes history.

Winners & Losers: TCD’s week in review

November 2nd, 2012 |

UW-Madison scientists help predict Hurricane Sandy, Obama and Baldwin see gains in the Marquette Poll, the Milwaukee Bucks season begins, and more.

Winners & Losers: TCD’s week in review

October 26th, 2012 |

Dan Shafer runs down the winners and losers of the past week in Wisconsin. Plus, a few words on the tragic shooting in Brookfield.

Durst Case Scenario: Obama Remojoed

October 22nd, 2012 |

President Barack Obama got his mojo back at the second presidential debate, says Will Durst, while Mitt Romney stepped into the Benghazi tiger trap.

Winners & Losers: TCD’s week in review

October 19th, 2012 |

The Packers win big, President Obama has a strong debate, Kevin Kavanaugh is convicted of stealing from veterans, and 85 anti-voting billboards pop up.

Durst Case Scenario: Ringside at the undercard

October 16th, 2012 |

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan took off the gloves and put their red, white and blue Lucha Libre masks for this year’s vice presidential wrestling match, er, debate.

Winners & Losers: TCD’s week in review

October 12th, 2012 |

Kelly Rindfleisch pleads guilty, Dave Wineland wins the Nobel Prize, the FBI will investigate the Derek Williams case and the U.S. economy shows signs of life.

Durst Case Scenario: The Audacity of Mendacity

October 8th, 2012 |

Will Durst tries to figure out why President Obama appeared to be sleepwalking during the first debate. Was he stunned by the audacity of Romney’s mendacity?

Winners & Losers: TCD’s week in review

October 5th, 2012 |

The season ends for the Milwaukee Brewers (and Ben Rouse), the first presidential debate is held, and a La Crosse news anchor has a message for bullies.

Durst Case Scenario: October Surprises

October 3rd, 2012 |

The first presidential debate is tonight, but Will Durst has his eye on the campaign’s real gamechanger, The October Surprise.