Just five weeks after learning it had posted a surplus for 2009, MilwaukeeRunning a government is hard work and Walker is just not up to the task. He is good at slash and burn as well as the politics of divisiveness but not much else.
County faces a projected $6.6 million deficit this year, according to a report
Dreyfus' victory led Republican Party leaders to stop - at least
temporarily - the practice of endorsing gubernatorial candidates in contested
primaries. Embarrassment over the issue led the Wisconsin State Journal that
year to state in a story that the Republican practice was "comatose."
"No party wants to have its leadership look ridiculous in an
election," Franklin said.
Reince never got the word. My advice to Mark Neumann is to start wearing a red vest.
The Journal adds (but the emphasis is mine): Jensen and other topSo we come back to the Party elite picking the chosen few for the voters to swallow. It should be the theme for the weekend in Milwaukee.
lawmakers - Democrats and Republicans - used public money and resources to pay for their campaigns and those of favored candidates. The devious goal was to
unfairly tip elections - including party primaries - in favor of hand-picked loyalists who would keep Jensen and the other leaders in power. Other top state leaders from Jensen's era have already pleaded guilty and served time behind bars.