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How to Tell the Difference Between All the Dudes Running for President

Now that 7,000 American men and several drunk farm animals have officially declared their candidacies for President, keeping track of them has never been more confusing or difficult. Luckily, we’ve put together a “cheat sheet” with “quick trivia” to help the political layperson discuss with confidence the nuances of… » 7/22/15 1:45pm 7/22/15 1:45pm

Scott Walker Says Gay Troop Leader Ban Protected Boy Scouts

Scott Walker—presidential candidate, governor of Wisconsin, and noted hot ham enthusiast—has spoken out against the Boy Scouts of America’s recent push to allow gay troop leaders. “I have had a lifelong commitment to the Scouts and support the previous membership policy because it protected children and advanced Scout… » 7/15/15 11:50am 7/15/15 11:50am

Scott Walker Brings His Total Contempt for the Poor to a National Stage 

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker—a man who once proposed slashing funding to victims of child abuse, who’s actively trying to end his state’s living wage, and who’s all on board for banning abortion after 20 weeks with no exceptions for rape or incest—took time away from his busy schedule of destroying the social… » 7/13/15 12:45pm 7/13/15 12:45pm

Scott Walker, Noted Tool, Is Trying to Axe Wisconsin's Living Wage Law

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker sacrificed a leisurely Fourth of July weekend of grill-outs and fireworks in order to sneak a variety of harmful provisions into his state’s budget. Buried in the omnibus budget bill: a law that limits the information released to the public during police shootings, as well as a… » 7/07/15 6:10pm 7/07/15 6:10pm

Pig Castrator Joni Ernst Hosted a Motorcycle Rally for GOP Hopefuls

That creaking, clanking noise you hear faintly—so faintly—is the sound of the 2016 presidential election rolling inexorably in our direction. But right now much of the action is centered in Iowa, where, FYI, Republican senator Joni Ernst (who first came to our attention with an ad proudly touting her hog-castration… » 6/08/15 3:30pm 6/08/15 3:30pm

WI Abortion Bill Would Allow Men to Sue Abortion Doctors for Damages

During his 2014 reelection campaign, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker disingenuously represented himself as being moderately pro-life when, in fact, he is an anti-abortion extremist. Anyone familiar with his politics and voting record were aware of this duplicity; however, less educated and less informed voters were… » 6/03/15 7:20pm 6/03/15 7:20pm

Scott Walker: Forced Ultrasounds Are 'Just a Cool Thing Out There'

In a Friday interview with conservative talk radio host Dana Loesch, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker defended the state’s forced ultrasounds for people who want to get abortions, calling them “just a cool thing that’s out there.” Although “in here” would be more accurate, in that the procedure in early pregnancy, when… » 5/27/15 5:30pm 5/27/15 5:30pm

Proposed Walker Budget Would Slash Funds to Child Victims of Abuse

Here’s your semi-regular update on how Scott Walker—Wisconsin governor and possible future president of the United States of America—is attempting to drag his state into the ground. In a recent budget proposal, Walker suggests removing $238,000 worth of funding to child advocacy centers, a move so depraved that even… » 5/07/15 6:40pm 5/07/15 6:40pm

WI Gov. Scott Walker Wishes DNR Happy Earth Day by Threatening Layoffs

Scott Walker, the barely sentient potato who’s been elected governor of Wisconsin not once, not twice, but three times, is celebrating Earth Day in his own special way. Throughout the week, nearly 60 employees of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have received notice that they might soon be laid off. » 4/22/15 6:10pm 4/22/15 6:10pm

Scott Walker Wants Colleges to Stop Reporting Sexual Assaults [UPDATE 2]

[Editor's Note: After Jezebel ran this item yesterday, a spokesman for the University of Wisconsin came forward—over two weeks after the budget was released—to clarify: the University requested that Gov. Walker delete the requirements because efforts were redundant with their compliance of the Clery Act. Scott… » 2/27/15 10:10am 2/27/15 10:10am

Scott Walker's Equal Pay Ad Forgets He Repealed That Shit 2 Years Ago

In this ad for Scott Walker against Mary Burke, Lieutenant Governor and former professional TV news talking head Rebecca Kleefisch expresses her concern about all these elaborate claims that Walker made it harder for women to fight against workplace discrimination. That's kind of weird, because THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT… » 11/04/14 2:10pm 11/04/14 2:10pm

Wisconsin's Governor Cannot Hide His Contempt for Women and the Poor

During his relatively short time on the national stage, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has proven himself one of the Republican party's most prolific fundraisers and has some wonks speculating about a 2016 Presidential run. But perhaps his most impressive achievement is the extensive scope of the damage he has done… » 10/10/14 4:10pm 10/10/14 4:10pm

Wisconsin's Dumb Governor May Have Fired a Doctor for Modeling Thongs

You can say a lot about Wisconsin Governor/amateur Shrek impersonator Scott Walker, but don't accuse him of inconsistency. Since becoming governor in 2011, Walker has worked tirelessly to dismantle the state of Wisconsin's legacy as one of the most worker and union friendly places in the United States by introducing… » 2/19/14 7:00pm 2/19/14 7:00pm

Wisconsin Is The Latest To Instate Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Requirement

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who survived a recall last year thanks to his catchy campaign slogan ("Vote Scott Walker: He Keeps Your Vaginas... In A Cage!"), signed a law yesterday that requires all women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound and ban doctors without admitting privileges from performing them at… » 7/06/13 2:00pm 7/06/13 2:00pm