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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

I actually don't mind those robocalls


Now let’s be clear here. I don’t love the calls and I’m not thrilled by them But as I told my wife the other who mentioned she’ll be glad when they’re over (a majority opinion for sure), I don’t share the same visceral disdain.

When I hear the likes of Mitt, Ann, Paul, Reince, Senator Johnson, Governor Walker, Rebecca, Clint Eastwood, or even some behind the scenes political operative, it tells me my side is constantly working to get out the vote.

I’m also quite curious as to their message. For example, Casper Green, the Pied Piper of senior citizens in Franklin called on behalf of a Democrat candidate. Green has never called me before. He’s sent me a nasty e-mail, but he’s never called. Green's phone message was filled with typical scare Grandma, liberal lies. Sorry, Casper. I’m voting for Paul Ryan twice, and I’m betting most Franklin voters will join me.

Those robocalls aren’t all that long. Turn down the volume, listen back whenever you want.

You’re probably guffawing all over your computer. I understand.

Hang on, folks. We’re almost done.

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