Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Buzzfeed Lauds Milwaukee, The City That Scott Walker Trashed

The website said Milwaukee was one of 14 places in America you should pick up and move to:

The unsung gem of the Midwest, this little city offers everything from an eclectic music scene to the House of Harley-Davidson.
But Gov. Walker, after laying waste to Milwaukee as its County Executive-running-for-Governor-against-the-city-in2012, warned voters his opponent would turn Wisconsin into "another Milwaukee."

The Milwaukee which Walker still dismisses and ignores on the state's tourism website.

Right. You wouldn't more of what Buzzfeed showed the world:

Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, WI
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Anonymous said...

Has the recent gun violence had an impact on Milwaukee's image?

James Rowen said...

People are doing the best they can around here. All municipalities have problems. I'm not pointing fingers. What's the use?

Anonymous said...

I would think that a community wide effort to address the root cause of the family breakdown might be a start?

James Rowen said...

Cause? Causes?

And why are we talking about gun violence on this particular posting?