Citizen Dave



Congressman Ron Kind has won no less than 11 elections to represent his rural district in southwest Wisconsin. His family has deep roots in that part of the state. He might be the ideal Democrat to run against Scott Walker. more

Jan 10, 2017 11:11 AM Citizen Dave

Bobby Kennedy was authentic and able to combine breathtaking idealism with bare-knuckled politics. Liberals might do well to take a look back at his approach. more

Jan 3, 2017 8:00 AM Citizen Dave


Art by David Michael Miller

For starters, there are more liberals than conservatives. Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by almost three million votes. And the country’s younger, more diverse, population is growing. more

Dec 26, 2016 5:00 AM Citizen Dave


David Michael Miller

Madison responded indignantly and accurately to Sean Duffy’s outrageous comments. Unfortunately, that’s just what the former reality star hoped for. more

Dec 20, 2016 6:00 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments

How die-hard fans feel about the Packers or Badgers might help explain how populists feel about their countries. It’s a spirit reflected in the election of Trump and passage of Brexit. more

Dec 13, 2016 10:15 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

The Democratic Party has suffered one crushing defeat after another. And yet it is sticking with the same leaders and same message. more

Dec 6, 2016 10:12 AM Citizen Dave 7 Comments


David Michael Miller

The Democrats are losing elections because they don’t have an effective narrative. They need to revive the Bill Clinton playbook. more

Nov 29, 2016 8:16 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments

Not only does Donald Trump’s business experience not prepare him for the presidency, but it’s actually a significant disadvantage. There’s over two centuries of democratic institutions, practices, protocols and the wiliness of bureaucrats to overcome more

Nov 22, 2016 9:57 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

There is a growing liberal consensus on issues of immigration, reproductive rights, climate change and gun safety. But the positions taken by our elected officials depart radically from the consensus. more

Nov 15, 2016 8:00 AM Citizen Dave


Joeff Davis

No matter how you slice it, the success of Donald Trump means that a sizable portion of United States citizens feel ignored and left behind. Our leaders need to deal with that. more

Nov 7, 2016 10:46 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments


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