Awful and Despicable
reelection and the state Democratic Party Chair wants to defeat him in
the worst way. And now Young supporters claim Mark Brewer has found
the worst way to do that by dragging the justice's wife into the
"This is despicable," mutters Justice Young after seeing for the
first time the Internet ad that Brewer may or may not put on the
In it, Mr. Brewer is judiciously careful not to accuse Young of
any wrong doing, it just lays out the possibility that Young is no
longer a resident of Michigan.
Are you a justice in Michigan or a Justice in Wisconsin? the
Here's the deal. For a time earlier this year the Justice's
wife, because of the lousy economy in Michigan, found work in Milwaukee
and from time to time the Justice says he visited his wife and vice
versa as she often came back to Michigan to see him, too.
Somehow Mr. Brewer lifted a quote from what he terms a
"professional biography" in which Dr. Linda Hotchkiss purports to say
she is living in that town ith "her husband, children and family dog."
Hence Mr. Brewer rhetorically asks, has the Justice changed his
residence which would disqualify him from running for the Michigan high
"He know this is untrue," is one of the more milder reactions from
the candidate who goes on to accuse Brewer of being the governor's "pit
viper injecting his venom" all over the campaign trail.
"I have never lived in Wisconsin," he goes on with his defense
saying this attack is "below the belt. It's not even, I think, up to
Mark Brewer's low standards."
Mr. Young say he is fair game, but his wife? "This is just
awful," he opines.
Mr. Brewer says its up to the voters decide who is right in this
latest scrimmage over the seat on the State Supreme Court.