Wednesday, January 23, 2019

R. Kleefisch will run US celebration of women's right to vote

Fresh off her party's failed efforts to add barriers to unfettered voting, defeated GOP WI Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is off to the capital of Big Government, USA to chair a commission celebrating women's voting rights. 
Former Republican Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch announced Wednesday her new position as executive director of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission based in Washington, D.C.
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch (cropped).jpg 
I assume a nice government paycheck will accompany the appointment once Donald Trump agrees that government employees may be paid for their work.

Wisconsin Democratic US Senator Tammy Baldwin was lead sponsor of the bill which created the commission, and she was joined by thirteen other Democratic Senators and Maine Republican Susan Collins, records show

Side note: How ironic is the Kleefisch appointment, given that the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin has been a plaintiff in litigation against Walker-era voting suppression, and that women have played key roles organizing against those restrictive laws.

Further side note: She should get a past tense verb in her Twitter page intro:
Rebecca KleefischVerified account@RebeccaforReal I'm Rebecca Kleefisch, Lieutenant Governor of the State of Wisconsin.
We have a new one, to whom Kleefisch lost earlier this month, fyi:
Lt. Governor Mandela BarnesVerified account@LGMandelaBarnes Lieutenant Governor of the State of Wisconsin 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

She's wacky but no dummy. I am sure she will turn this into a higher Trump appointment.