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Monday, January 07, 2008

We Have Met The Enemy...

by capper

I'm sorry, but this is too funny.

Walker has sent out an email updating his base about the election, and of course, to hit them up for money. Here is an excerpt from his newsletter:

With No Primary Election, Race IntensifiesOnly one other candidate for County Executive was able to collect the number of signatures needed to be placed on the ballot, and there will not be a primary election in February. This makes Scott the number one target of the old political machine, which is desperate to take over once again. In fact, our opponent and special interest groups in Madison and Washington, DC are preparing to spend $1 million to defeat him. They want to go back to a day when the County Executive wasn't held accountable - and they will do whatever it takes to win. In order to combat the negative attacks they are launching, we need your financial help today.

Despite the "special interest groups" being the unions, who could understandably be upset that someone would want to take away their jobs, and despite he is the one that went into the last quarter of last year with over $650,000, and that is why Senator Lena Taylor's made the statement about needing nearly $1 million, and despite that neither side has run one ad yet, is the great link. In case you missed it, the link identified as his opponent leads us to this article from MSJ:

Walker seeking another 4 years as exec

More cost-cutting planned for county


Posted: Dec. 1, 2007

Rededicating himself as a conservative crusader, Scott Walker wants four more years as Milwaukee County executive so he can do more to streamline county services and cut costs.
Apparently, even Walker is endorsing Senator Taylor to be the County Executive.

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