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Hypocritical panderer WI Gov. Scott Walker promises more moderate agenda. Guess why.

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How presh! Scott Walker is pretending to be a moderate. He swearstogod he won't support legislation that would cause scenes like the one in the video above. Honest!

You remember those, right? Scotty managed to alienate huge numbers of voters because he's a union busting, anti-education, anti-women's rights, voter suppression-supporting, right wing panderer.

Now he's saying this:

"We're not going to do things that are going to bring 80,000 or 100,000 people into the Capitol," Walker told the State Journal in a recent interview. "It's just not going to happen again."

Now why would that be, hmm?

recall walker petition signatures totals via @news3jessica

Via @news3jessica

Let's see... he was nearly recalled, Republicans have been imploding, his state helped propel President Obama into a second term, massive protests exposed him to be the radical that he is, he's in legal hot water up to his eyeballs, and oh yes! He's up for re-election in 2014... and may have his eye on a presidential run in 2016.

No flip-flopping hypocrite, he!

Face it Scotty, you're scared s**tless and need to reinvent yourself.

By the way, he also promised to create 250,000 jobs during his first term as governor.

Via Madison.com:

PolitiFact Wisconsin did its own analysis and found a much smaller number — just 37,011 jobs added statewide since the governor took office.

Walker now says building certainty and avoiding divisiveness is such a priority that he will push GOP lawmakers not to bring up certain bills important to conservatives, including some he may support, such as those to end same-day voter registration, restrict immigration, implement so-called "right-to-work," and overhaul the state Government Accountability Board.

"It's not a flip-flop because I'm not necessarily changing positions," Walker said. "I'm just saying in light of where we're at, in light of where we're headed, if we want to focus on creating more jobs in this state, we need to have the focus be in that area."

Mordecai Lee, a UW-Milwaukee governmental affairs professor and former Democratic lawmaker, said Walker's change in tone and approach is rooted in the recall.

It's also rooted in his ambition and opportunism.

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Holy Chai Latte! Starbucks Republicans defect!

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By GottaLaff

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I'll have a veinte Half-Caf Mocha Frappuccino Caramel Macchiato Espresso with steamed milk and double hazelnut flavoring con panne and a dash of GOPino.

I have no idea what any of that meant, but if it gets us voters, who cares:

Interesting point from the Raleigh News & Observer: "North Carolina has maintained the strongest Democratic Party in the South during the past decade by siphoning off moderate Starbucks Republicans."

Hold the bull shot.

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Cartoon of the Day

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