WHERE DOES HE FIND THESE PEOPLE?!?: Sometimes it seems as if Scatt Wanker is staffing his cabinet (and now, courts) with creatures from some kind of parallel universe that exists to make a mockery of democratic government and prudent hiring practices.
How's about Brian Deschane for starters, appointed as a state supervisor in environmental and regulatory matters? Deschane has no college degree, no relevant experience, and two DUIs.
But his father is Jerry Deschane of Wisconsin Builders Association, a big Wanker donor. Go figure.
And then there's Tim Russell, Kevin Kavanaugh, and Brian Pierick. The first two were convicted for embezzling funds from a Wisconsin veterans' fund, the last took a plea deal to avoid charges for felony child enticement. Nice people to have hanging around the office, eh?
Let's not forget Cathy Stepp, the head of Wanker's "corporate-friendly" Department of Natural Resources. Although not charged with any crimes--yet--Stepp is another appointee without a college degree put in charge of an agency of scientists and engineers (many of the former of which have been laid off since she took charge, since they have information that would have conflicted with Wanker's "corporate-friendly" mandate).
As if he hadn't done enough damage to the state and hadn't sufficiently insulted its reasonably intelligent remnant, Wanker must have crawled through the depths of Hell to find his current plant on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Rebecca Bradley.
Bad enough that she is an obvious tool of ALEC (just like her boss) and has been working to advance their agenda for years.
But it has come out in the news of late (thank you, One Wisconsin Now) that Bradley wrote some things in her college newspaper that were truly worthy of the blood-curdling anti-homosexual rants you might have heard at an SS rally.
Bradley's response? "Oh, so sorry, I had a bad hair day, I must be going."
Fellow Wisconsinites, listen up. Have we really devolved to a point where we go to the ballot box and have to choose between a Democrat and someone who equates pharmacists to baby-killers for filling birth control prescriptions?
And to think I moved here 30 years ago because I thought this was an enlightened state.
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