Candidates for various jobs in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s administration were passed over despite recommendations from high-level officials, while a woman with ties to Sen. Randy Hopper (R-Fond du Lac) was hired to a position with an immediate thirty five percent salary increase, without formally being recorded as a job applicant.And now that lovable zany Reince Priebus is in the Hopper also.
Valerie Cass, 26, was with the Madison Republican PR and quasi-lobbyist outfit Persuasion Partners* for a time, until she got disappeared when the randy saga first got hopping. PP's Darrin Schmitz helped Republican State Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman traffic in the basest of base political sleaze. Gableman was elected to the court on April Fools' Day 2008 and promptly and formally charged with violating the Wisconsin code of judicial ethics.
* It even sounds like a dating service.
On teh web: Thoughts of Chairman Priebus