Jay Heck criticizes Democrats, noting they failed to pass good-government reform while they were in power.
Jay Heck criticizes Democrats, noting they failed to pass good-government reform while they were in power.

   Donald Trump was right.

   The system is rigged.

   That’s the claim Jay Heck put forth Saturday morning during a meeting of the Green Lake County Democrats.

   The executive director of Common Cause in Wisconsin didn’t invoke the name of the current president.

   But Hack told the 30 folks gathered at Caestecker Library that Republicans actively have conspired to obtain and maintain power by manipulating democracy in order to emasculate their opponents.

   And Democrats?

   They let it happen, said Heck, who describes Common Cause as a non-partisan group that hails itself as a “government watchdog that has been equally rough on Democrats as well as Republicans.”

Read the full story in the April 11, 2019 edition of the Ripon Commonwealth Press.