Friday, March 23, 2018

WI GOP again changing rules to suit the players. Themselves.

Wisconsin imperium alert:

Watching GOP State Sen. Majority Leader and Scott Walker errand boy Scott Fitzgerald
Wisc Sen. Scott Fitzgerald.jpg
suggest a special bill to block a legal order by a Walker-appointed judge to schedule special elections usually routinely called reminds me of the partisan and self-serving legislation he backed a) to legalize the kind of campaign coordination and financing that led to some of Scott Walker's John Doe problems and b) get rid of non-partisan campaign oversight that had joined in the John Doe investigations.

Not to mention Fitzgerald's arrogant, condescending, sexist mansplaining lecture to the female judge:
"The logistics of this is very messy and I don't think (Dane County Judge Josann) Reynolds considered this at all how this would transpire in the real world and so we started looking at how this could be addressed," Fitzgerald said.
Also reminds me of Fitzgerald's power-grabbing vindictive and ultra-imperious recent removal of key Wisconsin election oversight officials.

And he's apparently close to green lighting a sneaky, in-the-dark-of-night special-interest-driven Assembly move to legislatively void a hearing granted to citizens opposing the destruction of a rare wetland so a sand mining operation can be sited in Monroe County.

Fitzgerald is doing exactly what Cathy Stepp, a former GOP Seate Senator, had ranted about in a "do as I say moment" blog post alleging "democrats[sic]" game-playing - - a public show of partisanship which no doubt helped Walker decide she was just the person to lead his 'chamber of commerce mentality' DNR for seven years.

Said Stepp, not knowing that Fitzgerald's persistent partisanship would also make her look like a fool, too:
Just another example of the democrats game plan: Change the Rules to Fit the Players. 
Shout it with me, now: HYPOCRISY, THY NAME IS DEMOCRAT.


MadCityVoter said...

I wish Sen. Fitzgerald would mansplain to poor little ignorant easily confused me why these two special elections couldn't have been held in tandem with the Spring elections that will be concluding April 3. It all could have been finished in another week and a half with no substantial extra cost -- unlike the WI Senate District 10 election that has the poor GOPpers in an uproar. That special election was apparently totally worth the odd dates and extra cost, until the Republicans lost.

Also thinking that all these special sessions kind of undercut the argument that there won't be any legislative business going on until the next regular session, therefore no need for representation. I'm sure the big bad Senator would just love to mansplain that one to me, too.

Anonymous said...

There is no "mansplaining" to be done. This is simply an unconstitutional attack on the citizens of Wisconsin. Vos, Fitzgerald, and Walker are antiAmerican and need to go. Any of the pawns that vote with them are also against this country.

Think about how ironically stupid this entire situation is. There argument is that the legislature is done for the year, yet they want a special session to change the law after they are supposedly done where the two districts will not have representation.

We are now at the point where people who vote for these fascists are also anticonstitution and antiAmerica. All of these stupid people who are afraid of the big bad government have to pull their heads out of their butts and realize that this move is the big government GOP takeover of two districts' rights to vote. What will all of these clowns do when the other party has control. You want to see the real brain drain in this state? It is still yet to come in the very near future. Any of our young educated people will just move on to another state where the unemployment rate is just as low but the income is better. A state where they have actually been building a better quality of life.