DAILY WISCONSIN

Presidential race 2020

Vindicated

Winning the 2020 Democratic National Convention is a coup for Milwaukee, Mayor Tom Barrett and a host of allies.
And for a downtown river revival rooted in former Mayor John Norquist’s New Urbanism which correctly predicted that people wanted to live and work near water and to get where they needed to go on a bike, by rail, or on their own two feet.

Via The Political Environment: Democrats’ 2020 convention will make Milwaukee glow

One Vote for the Extreme Moderate 

I say out loud, as I’m reading “John Hickenlooper, Former Colorado Governor, Declares Candidacy for President” (NYT). Last December, as you may know, I suddenly said — also out loud — “Why aren’t the Democratic candidates better? I’m just going to be for Amy Klobuchar.”But I’ve been worried about Amy. There was that comb-as-a-fork business, and just yesterday I was thinking there are too many Senators in the race, and I think we need a governor.

Via Althouse: “I think I’m going to switch over to Hickenlooper.”