So Much For a Clean Campaign

Remember when Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Gableman said he’d run a clean campaign? I remember, and I also remember questioning whether Gableman could be trusted to abide by that pledge, given the fact that he hasn’t exactly proven himself to be a model of honest and ethical behavior. Well…

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Liar Liar, Pants on Fire!

So Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Michael Gableman has said his campaign will not resort to dishonest attack ads during the race between him and Louis Butler, but given the revelations that Gableman may have gotten his seat due to some generous campaign donations to former Governor Scott McCallum, can he…

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The Curious Case of Michael Gableman, Part Deux

As I first noted a few days ago, the folks at One Wisconsin Now have been busy exposing the sordid details behind Michael Gableman‘s appointment to the Burnett County Circuit Court. As first reported by OWN, former Governor Scott McCallum appointed Gableman to the Burnett County Circuit Court after bypassing…

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The Curious Case of Michael Gableman

With the race between Louis Butler and Michael Gableman for Butler’s seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court due to heat up, I figured now would be a good time to take a closer look at the candidacy of Judge Gableman. As first reported by the folks at One Wisconsin Now,…

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Michael Gableman: Completely Nonpartisan!

I’ve read that Michael Gableman has said his interest in the Wisconsin State Supreme Court seat currently held by Louis Butler has nothing to do with partisan politics, saying: “I am not running to become a lawmaker,” Gableman said in a Capitol press conference. “Lawmaking should be left to the…

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MPA Endorses Butler, Righties Start Teeth Gnashing!

Earlier today, the Milwaukee Police Association endorsed Louis Butler in his re-election bid for the Wisconsin State Supreme Court. Here’s a little blurb from the MPA’s official press release: Justice Louis Butler is the right choice for Wisconsin. He has been a strong leader and he understands the needs of…

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Butler v. Bucher?

According to Proof and Hearsay, failed attorney general candidate Paul Bucher is mulling a run for the State Supreme Court seat currently held by Louis Butler. This has to come as good news for Butler, with one Butler supporter saying, “Of course, we’d love to have him run.” In my…

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