By Justin "Filthy Liberal Scum" Rosario
In an interesting loophole in Wisconsin’s campaign finance laws, the $10,000 limit on contributions by indiviulas is suspended once ”a recall primary or election is ordered, or after that time if incurred in contesting or defending the order.”
Which means that Scott Walkers’ patrons, the Koch brothers, can pour in as much money as they see fit. Considering Walker is one of their favorite
In a similar fashion the several State Senate recalls saw a record expenditure of over $44 million to help the GOP (barely) maintain its majority. By comparison, the Governors’ seat is a far more valuable prize, especially when the
Look for a massive amount of money to be spent on keeping Scott Walker on his throne. This will be a key indicator of how the 2012 elections go. If, despite the massive outrage against him and a liberal base more fired up then it has been in a generation, Scott Walker overcomes the recall, it will be the clearest sign yet that money can buy any election and a sign of dark times for our country.
For further analysis, read here.