Topic Archive: election

Election Infection

Posted: April 8, 2020 by Brian Johnston

While the rest of the nation follows Federally-mandated social distancing guidelines, Wisconsin's Supreme Court decides 5-4 to move forward with its election, with just five polling places serving the entirety of Milwaukee. This decision is at best ill-advised, and at worst a blatant attempt to suppress voter rights and subvert the voting process. A quick look at this disappointing decision in today's Proversation.

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They Call Me RINO

Posted: November 1, 2019 by Brian Johnston

Just before the election, I was the object of scorn from my Republican friends that knew I was voting third-party, “You know, you might as well just go ahead and vote for Hillary.” Fascinatingly enough, I got a similar chiding in the days following the election from my Democrat friends, “Hope you’re happy. Might as well have just voted for Trump.” The great irony here is the idea that both sides seemed to accuse me of somehow cutting off my nose to spite my face. Whether it was perceived as disloyalty to my own party or disloyalty to America, neither tribe could stand the likes of me.

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