This Paragraph From Wisconsin State Journal Begs For One More Line
UPDATE at bottom of post.
If I have a continuing gripe about newspaper stories, or columns it is the obvious additional line of text that should have been added, but was not.
Such was the case for the column written by Chris Rickert in the Wisconsin State Journal. Fact is, I agreed with the thrust of what he wrote about billboards and ‘voter fraud’.
But I had to question what happened when writing this paragraph.
Nationally, only one metro area had higher turnout than Milwaukee’s 72.1 percent in the last presidential election, according to a study by the federal Corporation for National and Community Service. The Milwaukee area ranked first for the 2010 midterms.
WHAT METRO AREA WAS NUMBER ONE?
When such a statement is offered, as with metro Milwaukee it just begs to have the most obvious question answered with a quick line. I know there is a word limitation with columns such as which Rickert writes—but I think seven words could be found to address what is the lingering question from readers.
This afternoon on Facebook Chris Rickert provided me with the answer to my question, and I thanked him.
The Twin Cities. Us conscientious midwesterners. Interestingly, a very blue state (Hawaii) and a very red state (Texas) had were Nos. 1 and 2 in lowest turnout.