Love him or hate him

Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism’s first in a three-part series on Gov. Walker:

Glenn Grothman is a true believer in conservative causes, but never more ardently than when it comes to the state’s most controversial political figure: Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

“Scott Walker is a rare politician who doesn’t try to make everybody happy with other people’s money,” says Grothman, a Republican state senator from West Bend. “He’s the best governor of my lifetime. He’s the least ‘politician-y.’ He’s able to say no to people.”

Grothman lauds the governor’s attributes: his political courage, his willingness to invite controversy, his pursuit of fundamental changes in state policy.

Curiously, these are mirror images of what Walker’s detractors decry as flaws: his stubbornness, his refusal to compromise despite profound opposition, his divisive agenda….

Via Part 1: ‘Love him or hate him’ |