MADISON -- Yesterday, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson lashed out at veterans and service members who are Democrats, questioning their "cognitive thought process."
Here's how Nicholson's attempt to politicize military service to advance his own political career has been covered in Wisconsin and around the country:
AP: Bipartisan veterans backlash against GOP Senate candidate
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Kevin Nicholson's comments on military service upend Wisconsin U.S. Senate race
CNN: Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate questions 'cognitive thought process' of veterans who are Democrats
AP: Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate questions Democratic veterans
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Kevin Nicholson questions 'cognitive thought process' of military veterans in Democratic Party
WTMJ-TV: Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson taking heat for veterans comment
WTMJ-TV: Kevin Nicholson "questioned the 'cognitive thought process' of Democratic veterans."
PolitiFact Wisconsin: Military service is 'conservative value' and questioning Dem veterans' 'cognitive thought process'
Roll Call: Wisconsin’s Nicholson Questions ‘Cognitive Thought Process’ of Democratic Veterans
The Hill: GOP candidate questions 'cognitive thought process' of veterans in Dem Party
HuffPost: GOP Senate Candidate Says Military Service Is Inherently Conservative
Here's how Nicholson's attack on veterans is playing out on Twitter:
And here's the spin from Leah Vukmir's super PAC:
Kevin Nicholson Disparages Democratic Veterans And Service Members