Scott Walker’s #CriminalScheme

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Yesterday, it was reported that the unpopular Governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, is caught up in a campaign fundraising scheme that violates state and federal election laws.  Partisan, activist judges may also have played a role in obstructing the investigation.  In what can only be described as cronyism, Walker’s campaign has been accused of coordinating with special interest groups and Karl Rove – a violation of the one campaign finance law that is not ambiguous:

Underlying the two very different sets of rules for political candidates and outside groups is the principle that candidates cannot coordinate with the outside groups that work on their behalf.

In an obvious display of panic, Gov. Walker (and his campaign?) just made a $250K ad buy to “blame the media” for his troubles.  Sound familiar?  Sure it does, it’s straight out of the Karl Rove Playbook.

As they are now both named in this scandal, the question becomes this:  Will Walker throw Rove under the bus, or will Rove throw Walker under the bus?

 

 

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When You’ve Got a Country full of Gerrymandered Districts, You don’t Need a Platform

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The Republicans want you to know that they don’t have any ideas to advance the future of the country, but they sure know how to throw a tantrum.  We’ve seen this before.  This has been their strategy since 2008.  Maybe longer.  In fact, if anyone can remember the last time the Republicans came up with a good idea, please make a note of it in the comment section below

The question is:  Will the same voters who fall for this ruse, fall for it again?  Obviously, the Republicans think so.  What has happened to these Americans that they are so terrified to think for themselves?  Probably it’s easier to pitch a fit than it is to form an opinion.

Bend over, here it comes again.

 

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