I wish I could say I was surprised…
Rarely has the political payoff for a special interest group been as quick or blatant.
The American Federation for Children, one of the leading advocates for school choice in the country, brags in a recent brochure that it spent more than $325,000 – far more than the [...]
So it appears the American Federation for Children (AFC), the right-wing education “reform” outfit tied to disgraced and convicted former Republican Assembly Speaker Scott Jensen, is pouring an awful lot of money into helping elect African-American Democrats in Milwaukee.
According to the GAB-7S linked to above, the AFC has spent over $100,000 to assist [...]
Apparently Democratic State Sen. Lena Taylor and Republican Gov. Scott Walker have more in common than their mutual love of concealed carry and the Castle Doctrine; they’re both involved with the American Federation for Children, a right-wing school choice group that counts among its lobbyists disgraced former Republican Assembly Speaker Scott Jensen.
It gets really interesting when the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s resident Mad Hatter, Patrick McIlheran throws in with a Democratic candidate. In this case he is siding with State Senator Jeff Plale who is facing a very tough Democratic primary campaign for his senate seat from County Supervisor Chris Larson [...]