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January 24, 2018

Contact: Britt Cudaback, britt.cudaback@legis.wi.gov, 308-440-2939

 

Rep. Sargent: 10 Things More Believable than Governor Walker’s State of the State

A compiled list of fantastic things that have actually happened and are still not as far-fetched as the State of the State Address

 

10. Governor Walker has yet to fulfill his 2010 campaign promise to create 250,000 jobs.

 

9. Someone actually spent time figuring out what Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke’s uniform pins actually mean.

 

8. Fearing the results of an impending investigation, Wisconsin Senate Republicans tried to fire the heads of the Ethics and Elections Commission…only to discover the Commission could just reappoint them.

 

7. Attorney General Brad Schimel disagrees with Merriam-Webster’s definition of the word ‘backlog.’

 

6. A Democrat won a seat held by Republicans for seventeen years with 55% of the vote.

 

6. A Democrat won a seat held by Republicans for seventeen years with 55% of the vote, but Senator-elect Patty Schachtner wasn’t invited to appear in a television segment about her victory…nor were any of the women who helped elect her…nor…any women at all…

 

5. The GOP tried to elect an accused child molester to the United States Senate.

 

4. The Earth is 6,000 years old, apparently.

 

3. Governor Walker negotiated a now-$4.5-billion tax giveaway to a foreign corporation on the back of a napkin.

 

2. This lesson in Republican Economics 201:

Abortion = less population growth = labor force shortages = limited economic growth

 

1. Also, this:

 

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