Guest Column: Politics as Sport

What if we handled political action like sports?
by Will White

Sports as PoliticsWould politics be more popular if it were treated as a sport? The answer is probably yes, considering media coverage and public demand. Michigan’s Speaker of the House, Jase Bolger admits to “being drawn in to political gamesmanship” after he was caught trying to game the electoral system. Sports and politics compete for headlines, but sports has its own section of the paper, TV sports anchors, and even its own networks.

Consider for a moment though if sports teams were covered like political parties. The only NFL teams Continue reading

Brian’s Column: Time Now to Johnson Up for Liberty

Notes from the 2012 LP of Michigan Convention
by Brian Wright

Embassy SuitesAnother one for the books. The 2012 nominating convention was organized this year by Renee Lewis, setting at the luxurious Embassy Suites in Livonia, 02 June 2012 (01 June, too, if you count the last-minute Senatorial debate between Mr. Scotty Boman and Dr. Erwin Haas). Continue reading