Daily Bread for 1.26.22: Kevin and Rebecca

Good morning.

Wednesday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of 8.  Sunrise is 7:14 AM and sunset 5:00 PM for 9h 46m 50s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 39.1% of its visible disk illuminated.

Whitewater’s Park Board meets at 5:30 PM.

 On this day in 1925, a fire destroyed the Whitewater Hospital. Monetary losses were estimated at $20,000, but no deaths were reported.

Molly Beck reports Kevin Nicholson isn’t yet in the GOP race for governor, but he’s already shaking up the Republican field:

Kevin Nicholson, an all but declared GOP candidate for governor, made clear on Saturday he’s planning to run an insurgent campaign after he admonished the leader of the state Republican Party in front of a Manitowoc County crowd and promised to push him out of his job.

In brief video footage of a Manitowoc County Republican Caucus event, Nicholson blasted what he called the “machine” of Wisconsin Republican politics that he claimed was not working to win elections but instead to provide jobs for politicians.

“You represent a broken machine — you’re part of it,” Nicholson told Republican Party of Wisconsin chairman Paul Farrow in front of the caucus meeting crowd. “It has lost 11 out of 12 races. It will lose the next one if you’re allowed to get your way.”

The upcoming WISGOP gubernatorial primary: a candidate who looks like he just walked off the back nine battling a candidate who looks like she spends all day at a makeup counter in competition for the affections of the populist rightwing.

 Crows Conquer Silicon Valley Town:

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