Cynthia Archer is currently on paid sick leave, using 344 hours of banked sick leave accumulated in large part from her previous time in State government from 1987-2003 — a perk that is allowed for employees who leave State government, but later return as appointees to "career executive positions."Not bad, ten weeks off at full pop. And if it was anyone other than a longtime Scott Walker henchperson — for example, a schoolteacher — Charlie Sykes and his raving disciples would be bellowing like hyenas.
Chris Liebenthal has been following developments since day one as closely as anybody except for the DA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Cynthia Archer and another person were up and about when rubber-gloved FBI agents and other law enforcement raided her Madison home on Wednesday morning, confiscating a carton of baubles and even a hard drive from her neighbor, which Archer had sold at a yard sale.
No Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.No persons being seized, it would appear the law enforcement agents who descended on Archer's home knew what they were looking for.
And discovered some.
As for Scott Walker, he claims he knows nothing other than what he reads in the paper about a widening investigation into the activities of aides current and former and political cronies he's known for decades.
So apparently the governor is in for some more surprises too.
Earlier: Sick leave benefits were once less convenient for Walker