And so the games in Wisconsin continue. It’s amazing that elected officials are allowed to act so immature, but these days in politics, this seems to be the norm.
Weeks after secret meetings where Republicans were trying to come up with ways to negatively affect the recall elections, they are now acting on what was discussed — to install false Democrats into the recall race, to prolong the elections and cost Democrats more in primary elections.
The Associated Press is reporting that as much as six false Democrats are being used by Republicans to run against official Democratic candidates.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State election officials have finalized the list of candidates who are challenging six Republican state senators in recall elections this summer.
The Government Accountability Board said Friday it had received the necessary paperwork from 12 challengers. None of the nomination papers was challenged, so the GAB has now locked in the election dates.
All six races will start with a Democratic primary on July 12. According to the final paperwork, each primary will include one Democratic candidate and a “fake” Democrat, part of a Republican strategy that forces Democrats to spend more resources per race.
The primary winner will face the Republican incumbent in a general election Aug. 9.
Three Democratic state senators are also being targeted for recall. If there are primaries in those races they’d be on July.
Meanwhile, real Americans continue to lose jobs, homes, retirement investments… real Americans are paying the price!