Eight years ago, the naysayers said we couldn’t take back our government here in Milwaukee County. They said there was no way a fiscal conservative could be elected in Milwaukee. They said it couldn’t be done but we did it; not once, not twice but three times.
[Scott Walker Convention Speech]
Scott Walker, the county executive of Milwaukee County in Wisconsin — who has, improbably enough, suggested the possibility of eliminating county government — concurs. “It’s reached the point where the public is already there,” said Mr. Walker.
[New York Times]
As One Wisconsin Now said last week in our comprehensive debunking of a Walker ad, refering to Walker’s earlier call for dissolving his own government: “Just last summer Scott Walker was repeating his call to abolish county government because he had made it so dysfunctional… Now on the campaign trail he’s trying to paint a rosy picture of all the great things he failed to accomplish.” [One Wisconsin Now]