Their Own House: On Turncoats and Flunkies in the Walker Recall

Abby Zimet

On the eve of Wisconsin's historic recall election, it was revealed that Scott Walker's closest political aide Tim Russell, himself charged with stealing from veterans, was the source of damaging revelations that undermine Walker's always-unconvincing claim he didn't stonewall a criminal investigation into his administration, thus proving all these class acts deserve each other. Wisconsin-bred music from Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons to remind voters what's at stake.


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