July 2014

Gwen’s Take | Split Focus: Seeing Polarization Up-Close

Posted: Thu, 07/17/2014 - 4:00pm

MILWAUKEE--The people who came out to see Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., at his town hall meeting in the Milwaukee suburb of Menomonee Falls this past weekend were angry and resentful. The immigration crisis, they worried, is threatening their way of life. “Who were these people trying to sneak into the country, and why wasn’t the government doing more to keep them out or send them back?” they would ask.