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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Eric Cantor's devastating defeat exposes lazy media






David Carr wrote a great piece in Sunday’s NY Times about the stunning defeat last week of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, shown here talking to reporters after his huge loss. It speaks directly to a lazy, out of touch news media.

I highly recommend reading the entire piece. While doing so, imagine you’re a reporter who covers Washington and never leaves Washington. Try to think of how such a person might react to this piece.

My guess is like Cantor that such a person is arrogant, is in complete denial, and won’t accept the harsh reality Carr writes about.

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