Political Payback

Liquor store owner pumps cash into campaigns

Scot Ross, executive director of the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, said the donations could signal GOP lawmakers will change licensing laws to help Total Wine. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]


Gov. Scott Walker is a masterful career politician, willing to do or say anything to get elected, and carefully cultivates relationships with key players.

Donation questioned by group

But Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now, said in a statement that “once again, Wisconsin taxpayers are footing Gov. Walker’s handouts to special interest campaign contributors.” [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]