Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Purple prose

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial page editor David D. Haynes announces its "Purple Wisconsin" feature, hosting a group of political bloggers of varying political viewpoints.
"The idea here is to try to elevate the level of discussion about the most important issues of the day - especially at a time when the political debate too often has been hijacked by extremists on both sides."

P.S. Calls to mind what Emanuel L. Philipp said in 1910,
"The Milwaukee Journal adopted a come-let-us-reason-together editorial tone that had all the appearance of suppressed hostility..."

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