How the Charlie Sykes show uses Mikel Holt as a foil to make points has
become almost legend. And, Holt’s acceptance of this role would be confusing, if it were not so sickly representative of a genuine Uncle Thomism 101.
The show loads itself with the appearance of conservative think tank rep, directly from the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute (WPRI), and another from someplace called Marketplace Milwaukee.
All beat up Holt’s muddled, confused defense of something that even I, and my naïveté re local affairs, I did not understand.
Holt’s allowed contribution was no surprise as he hopped on the 4th grade school controversy, blaming teachers, and at the same time displaying his feigned ignorance about how a corrupt city government impacts upon schools — especially since he does not live in the city of Milwaukee…
George F. Sanders