Ah, this just in from the new “Take Back Our Country From the Fat Cat Special Interests” election of 2012, in the great state of Wisconsin.
• “Republican Gov.-elect Scott Walker plans to give any excess money raised for his inauguration to his campaign fund and the state Republican Party — instead of to charity — in a move that drew ridicule Wednesday.”
• “Sen.-elect Ron Johnson has just hired his chief of staff, Don Kent. While the official release describes Kent as a former Dept. of Homeland Security worker, that’s not Kent’s only job experience. After leaving DHS, where Kent worked for Michael Chertoff, Kent became a lobbyist at Navigators Global, where he ‘heads up the Homeland Security practice.’”