commented on Why the Hell Is a Disbarred Lawyer Allowed to Run for State Supreme Court?
Judicial candidates, including sitting judges, duck behind the Code of Judicial Conduct to avoid saying anything of value, but it's disingenuous. The Supreme Court has said that judicial candidates have First Amendment rights:
The Minnesota Supreme Court's canon of judicial conduct prohibiting candidates for judicial election from announcing their views on disputed legal and political issues violates the First Amendment.
Republican Party of Minnesota v. White, 536 U.S. 765, 788, 122 S. Ct. 2528, 2542, 153 L. Ed. 2d 694 (2002).
That doesn't mean that judicial candidates should make their views known. But claiming they cannot is untrue.
commented on Municipal Court Candidate Says He Returned Money from DUI Lawyers
CJE was formerly managed by Mary Ann Ottinger, a former judge who twice was punished by the Commission on Judicial Conduct for not honoring the right to counsel and taking pleas from unrepresented criminal defendants without an adequate waiver of counsel, and who was previously married to Steve Hayne, same lawyer who is now married to the candidate challenging a sitting judge who is endorsed by DUI pac.
commented on Build This Gondola, Too
Ooo, let's create this special non-elected bunch of people to tax us and build the gondolas because we don't want politicians messing with this thing because, ummm, oh, right. Monorail. Nevermind.
commented on Masmari Pleads Not Guilty at Arraignment
"watched a man in orange, chained and handcuffed at the waist, receive his sentence—reduced bail"
Guy hasn't "receive[d] his sentence." That happens after someone is found guilty. Journalists might spend a moment learning how the system works.