George Mitchell

Recent Articles

The Contrarian: Walker’s Flip Flop on Highway Deficit
The Contrarian

Walker’s Flip Flop on Highway Deficit

Once he noted deficit and lagging gas tax, now he claims no new revenue needed.

The Contrarian: Senate and Assembly Flip on Highway Debt
The Contrarian

Senate and Assembly Flip on Highway Debt

Senate now likes big increase in debt, Assembly no longer does.

The Contrarian: Highway Debt Cult Drinks the Kool-Aid
The Contrarian

Highway Debt Cult Drinks the Kool-Aid

Many Republicans swallow crazy rationales for increasing Doyle-Walker debt.

Op Ed: Highways Debt Up 87% Under Walker
Op Ed

Highways Debt Up 87% Under Walker

Republicans have added nearly $3 billion in debt, want to add $700 million more.

Op Ed: Walker, Darling Flip Flop on Vouchers
Op Ed

Walker, Darling Flip Flop on Vouchers

Their new message to school choice supporters: Drop dead.

Op Ed: The Doublespeak of Duey Stroebel
Op Ed

The Doublespeak of Duey Stroebel

Republican state senator is against more debt. Except when he isn’t.

Op Ed: The Myth of DOT Mismanagement
Op Ed

The Myth of DOT Mismanagement

It amounts to 2 percent of highway spending. That won’t solve roads budget deficit.

Op Ed: How to Follow the Transportation Debate
Op Ed

How to Follow the Transportation Debate

And why a real solution will probably never be reached.

Op Ed: Roads Debate Much Ado About Nothing
Op Ed

Roads Debate Much Ado About Nothing

Walker’s stance prevents any real debate about transportation budget.

Op Ed: Voters Strongly Support Higher Gas Tax
Op Ed

Voters Strongly Support Higher Gas Tax

So maybe Republicans should embrace it as a solution.

Op-Ed: Why Dan Bice Should Resign
Op-Ed

Why Dan Bice Should Resign

The Journal Sentinel columnist’s coverage of John Doe probe is a case study in journalistic malfeasance.