Morning Links for Aug. 12, 2016

A lantern festival, Ron Johnson and The Couture.

What we’re reading on Friday morning.

Politifact tests Ron Johnson’s recent comments on climate change.

Could Paul Ryan play ball with a Clinton presidency? Meanwhile, the Washington Post has charted out how often Ryan has criticized Trump since endorsing him.

In Olympic news, the Daily Beast story that has everyone up in arms. It’s since been taken down.

Here comes The Couture!

But first a lantern festival, China Lights, at the Boerner Botanical Gardens.



Matt has written for Milwaukee Magazine since 2006, when he was a lowly intern. Since then, he’s held the posts of assistant news editor and, most recently, senior editor. He’s lived in South Carolina, Tennessee, Connecticut, Iowa, and Indiana but mostly in Wisconsin. He wants to do more fishing but has a hard time finding worms. For the magazine, Matt has written about city government, schools, religion, coffee roasters and Congress.