What do you want in a candidate for the Wisconsin State Supreme Court? Surely, you want someone who upholds and obeys the law, someone who is both honest and transparent.

Unfortunately, Michael Screnock, one of three candidates for the office, fails on all counts. He was arrested and ticketed for trespassing and obstructing officers on two occasions. Moreover, he failed to disclose his arrests on a judicial application.

On the other hand, do you want a candidate who champions your rights against huge corporate interests? If so, Tim Burns is your man. He worked successfully across the country and overseas to hold massive insurance companies accountable for financial fraud. His aim is to “prevent concentrated wealth from taking over democratic institutions”.

At a time of when the enormous gap between the rich and poor in this country is as bad as it was during the era of the robber barons just before the Great Depression, it’s time for us to elect this champion of the people.

I plan to vote for Tim Burns for Supreme Court justice on Feb. 20, and I hope you will, too.

MARIETTE NOWAK

East Troy

GazetteXtra.com does not condone or review every comment. Read more in our Commenter Policy Agreement

  • Keep it clean. Comments that are obscene, vulgar or sexually oriented will be removed. Creative spelling of such terms or implied use of such language is banned, also.
  • Don't threaten to hurt or kill anyone.
  • Be nice. No racism, sexism or any other sort of -ism that degrades another person.
  • Harassing comments. If you are the subject of a harassing comment or personal attack by another user, do not respond in-kind. Use the "Report comment abuse" link below to report offensive comments.
  • Share what you know. Give us your eyewitness accounts, background, observations and history.
  • Do not libel anyone. Libel is writing something false about someone that damages that person's reputation.
  • Ask questions. What more do you want to know about the story?
  • Stay focused. Keep on the story's topic.
  • Help us get it right. If you spot a factual error or misspelling, email newsroom@gazettextra.com or call 1-800-362-6712.
  • Remember, this is our site. We set the rules, and we reserve the right to remove any comments that we deem inappropriate.

Report comment abuse