Last night, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker waltzed to victory in the Badger State's Republican primary, quite unlike his counterpart to the south, Kansas Gov. Jeff Collyer, who conceded in his nail-biter of a race last week with voter-fraud crusader Kris Kobach.
One big difference in the two races was President Donald Trump, who had bucked the incumbent in Kansas, but backed his former rival Walker with this tweet Monday:
Scott Walker of Wisconsin is a tremendous Governor who has done incredible things for that Great State. He has my complete & total Endorsement! He brought the amazing Foxconn to Wisconsin with its 15,000 Jobs-and so much more. Vote for Scott on Tuesday in the Republican Primary!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 14, 2018
Hmmm, Foxconn, where have I heard that name before? Oh yeah, here:
The maker of that great Reason video, Zach Weissmueller, will deconstruct that deal with me today as I sit in the guest-host chair for Stand UP! with Pete Dominick on SiriusXM Insight (channel 121) from 9-12 a.m. ET. Other guests are scheduled to include
- The great New York journalist Jacob Siegel, who will talk about his pre-Unite the Right II contention that the alt right is fizzling even as white nationalism is on the rise.
- New Hampshire State Rep. Brandon Phinney, a Republican-turned-Libertarian who will talk about his successful efforts to legalize bands drinking beer on stage in the Granite State.
- Alex Salkever, co-author of Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech Is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain--and How to Fight Back, who will talk about his book and also Friday's Deactivate Twitter Day.
- Michael Brendan Dougherty, on the unfathomably awful sex abuse ring in Pennsylvania's Catholic Church.
Please call into the show at any time, at 1-877-974-7487.
Photo Credit: Brandon Phinney