Commentary: In defense of Joel Heitkamp

Radio host Joel Heitkamp and his sister U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp

It’s obvious to any honest observer that talk radio host Joel Heitkamp operates the radio station he manages as a de facto media arm for his sister Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s re-electon campaign. This includes the male Heitkamp acting as a surrogate for the Senator and attacking her critics.

Including, most recently, me. The Washington Free Beacon had a story yesterday about that situation.

It’s more than a bit chilling to have the brother of a United States Senator ardently trying to silence media critics with personal attacks. I say that as the person in the cross hair.

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