As the recall election for Wisconsin governor Scott Walker approaches, not surprisingly, the campaign against him has gotten more and more contentious.
The Recall Scott Walker campaign has been leading the way with its negative ads against the Republican governor. The group of funders behind it is well known to Wisconsin and especially to the elite liberal establishment in the state. And at a time when the left is railing against “the 1 percent,” it won’t be a surprise to many to learn that the organization itself is largely comprised of 1 percenters like Jonathan Soros, son of the hedge fund billionaire.
The Greater Wisconsin Committee owns the Recall Scott Walker website, and its affiliated political action committee, Greater Wisconsin Political Action Fund, spent over $3.3 million last go-around in to attack Scott Walker and his allies. Established in 2004 as a 501(c)4, The Greater Wisconsin Committee describes itself as “a state-based, progressive issue advocacy organization that conducts aggressive grassroots and media campaigns on the important public policy issues facing the state.”
One of the group’s attack ads was so disingenuous and offensive to some that Politifact Wisconsin rated it to be “barely true,” an issue that I covered in great detail last year during the state’s brutal judicial election…
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Wisconsin stumping for Gov. Scott Walker, who faces a recall election next month for his decision to eliminate most collective-bargaining rights for public employee unions.
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