Reason Prevails at the Madison City Council

The Madison City Council is on the verge of doing something sensible. It appears that it won’t pursue a dangerous policy to micro-manage how police handle incidents that threaten public safety. The quick background goes like this. This past May and June saw protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. In Madison,Continue reading “Reason Prevails at the Madison City Council”

The Year in Moderation

How did 2020 play out in terms of moderate politics? I’d say it started out bad, got much worse and then finished in positive, even hopeful, territory. You could divide the year into three parts. There was most of the first quarter when the economy looked strong, Donald Trump’s prospects for reelection were real andContinue reading “The Year in Moderation”