This is obscene.
From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
Paperwork to recall Gov. Scott Walker has been filed with state elections officials.
The state Government Accountability Board said the request was filed Friday, the first possible date of the recall. To succeed in forcing a recall election of the Republican governor, organizers must gather 540,000 signatures in 60 days.
The petition was filed by David Brandt of Muskego in Waukesha County and the "Close Friends to Recall Walker" committee. Brandt said in the government filing that he was registering a recall committee to "fulfill my friend's last request."
The state Democratic Party is starting its recall Walker effort on Nov. 15.
But since the petition has been filed now, Walker can immediately begin receiving unlimited political donations from supporters to use for certain specific spending.
A phone message left at Brandt's home was not immediately returned. No one with his name and address showed up in a database of state campaign contributors.
Graeme Zielinski, a spokesman for the state Democratic Party, questioned whether Brandt was a true opponent of Walker. He said that a Democratic Party voter database suggested that Brandt might lean Republican.
Political parties keep such databases of voters' party identification to help them target get out the vote efforts. Zielinski said the database used such information as whether a voter has voted in a Republican primary.
A spokeswoman for the state Republican Party had no immediate comment.
Blah, blah, blah.
Zielinski questions whether Brandt is a true opponent of Walker.
It doesn't matter.
The fact is the Democrats are going full speed ahead with their effort to recall Walker.
The taxpayer dollars that are being wasted because of these recall elections makes me sick.
All the outside money, the Big Labor influence, the whole mess really bugs me.
There is no such thing as being elected to a term in office in Wisconsin.
If you're a Leftist and a Republican or a conservative wins an election, the assumption is the election results are irrelevant.
Overturn the election.
The Democrats have many differences with Walker. They want to tax and spend and continue Jim Doyle's disastrous policies. They believe in entitlements which serve to enslave the people to the government.
Naturally, the Leftists don't like what Walker is doing, even though his policies are WORKING.
Just because they don't like Walker is no reason to drag the state through another recall election.
The people spoke on November 2, 2010, Election Day.
We elected Scott Walker, a Republican State Assembly and State Senate, a Republican majority in the Wisconsin U.S. House of Representatives delegation, and Ron Johnson, conservative Republican, to the U.S. Senate. (Yes, we fired the Leftist darling, Russ Feingold.)
Recall elections to undo that is an abuse of the system.