Opinion Page 2


Send submissions to [email protected]


WisOpinion.com: ‘The Insiders’ analyze what’s at stake in Wisconsin’s spring elections

The WisOpinion Insiders, Chvala and Jensen, analyze what's at stake in state, county and local races in the 2020 spring elections.

Paul Fanlund: In this crisis, there’s nothing ‘deranged’ about loathing Donald Trump

Just when one concludes Donald Trump has led the country to the deepest circle of hell, he somehow takes it lower. History will remember him as our first mob boss president.

Dale Kooyenga: A republic, if you can keep it

Judges in Wisconsin have recently made some important decisions about the April 7th election in response to the coronavirus crisis. These starkly different decisions illustrate two very different beliefs about the role of the judicial branch.

Martha Njolomole and Julie Grace: Telemedicine to the rescue

In wake of COVID-19, telehealth regulations have been loosened; those changes should remain even after crisis is over.

John Nichols: ‘People Should Not Be Forced to Put Their Lives on the Line...

Bernie Sanders and Wisconsin Democrats want to delay the state's April 7 primary to keep voters safe, But, so far, the election's still on.

Gregory Humphrey: Might elected officials work polls in Wisconsin April 7th?

Humphrey shares a letter from an elections official suggesting elected officials come work the polls.

Peter McKeever: Marsy’s Law would jeopardize constitutional rights

While Marsy’s Law has good intentions, it was not drafted with the existing protections for victims under the Wisconsin Constitution in mind. So it is likely to burden our state with unclear, unfunded mandates while presenting grave risks to the constitutional protections for citizens of Wisconsin accused of crimes.

Daniel Smith: The quiet

I stay home to help halt the COVID-19 pandemic. It is as if we all have gone back in time to a more sedentary life. There is only occasional traffic down my rural road - a single car, the milk truck bound for the dairy farm a mile west, the UPS truck making deliveries. There is little else and it is so quiet. It brings back other times when life paused.

Jim Doyle: Biden can unite the country, lead through crisis

Even more than before, this pandemic has shown us that we need a leader in the White House who can unite our country and steer us through a crisis. That’s Joe Biden.

John Torinus: Sanders DOA in Wisconsin primary; his ideas too

Pandemic overshadowing what could have been important election.

David Fladeboe: Guidelines for addressing an emergency

These principles should guide Wisconsin lawmakers as they confront the current public health and economic crisis.

Bruce Murphy: Republicans risk public health with election

Refusal of Vos and Fitzgerald to postpone election could cause more disease, deaths.

M.D. Kittle: Evers’ growing data problem

Hard data on the coronavirus and its effects in the Badger State has been slow in coming, if available at all, from Secretary-designee Andrea Palm’s Department of Health Services.

Dave Zweifel: Mitch McConnell can never be trusted

As McConnell has done time after time during his ignoble Senate leadership, he again was stacking the deck in an effort to direct the bulk of the coronavirus bailout to the top 1% of the American financial system. While the minority Democrats pushed for more of the roughy $2 trillion plan to go directly to working people who are suffering the most in this calamity.

WisOpinion Poll: Who will win the Wisconsin presidential primary?

Will Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders win the Wisconsin presidential primary? Let us know your thoughts in a new WisOpinion poll.
- Advertisement -