They didn't say, "Part of the problem is that no one wants to relocate to North America's only fascist dictatorship," but they came close. Sample:
A variation on the uncertainty theory involves the state's image to outsiders. Until 2011, the theory goes, the word "Wisconsin" evoked associations with the Green Bay Packers, cheese, cows, cold weather and wholesome images of the Midwest. These days, the state carries a whole different slate of connotations: turmoil, chaos and dysfunction, says Berry at the Taxpayer Alliance. He contends that impairs the state's brand and causes outside investors to rethink any plans to relocate jobs, production or research facilities in the state.