Saturday, June 25, 2011

Unhinged Wingnuts...Part 1

Wisconsin Governor Walker's Chief Judicial Ally Accused of Physically Attacking Jurist Who Defended Rule of Law

John Nichols June 25, 2011

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser, who mentored controversial Governor Scott Walker when both served as Republican legislators, has positioned himself as the primary defender of Walker’s radical anti-labor and anti-local democracy agenda on the court.

And it appears that the justice, whose unstable behavior and violent language has been highlighted in media reports, is willing to go to any length to protect Walker from legal accountability.

Justice Prosser, who retained his seat on the court only after the recount of results from an April statewide election that saw charges of fraud and political abuse aimed at the justice’s campaign, now stands accused of physically attacking a justice who disagreed with his push to make the high court an amen corner for the governor.

Read the rest, it's quite a story.

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