than two years of highly visible, highly polarized and highly acrimonious
political campaigns, it’s almost a relief to have a relatively subdued race for
state Supreme Court. But don’t discount its importance
Last year’s state Supreme Court race was the ugliest Wisconsin voters have ever witnessed. In fact, the candidate who won and now sits on the state’s highest court—Michael Gableman—is still facing the fallout from his distorted, race-baiting campaign commercials, which have been condemned by observers from all sides...