He knows he would have no chance being selected by hyper-partisan blacklister Gov. Scott Walker. Why? Because Daley was one of the judges who authorized the John Doe investigation.
That’s why Wisconsin’s right-wing radio nutjobs attacked him during his campaign and why the dark money Big Club special interest groups all but abandoned him against incumbent SC Ann Walsh Bradley. They know Daley was capable of carrying out their wishes, but being named as a defendant in their lawsuit aimed at stopping the wheels of justice from prosecuting Walker turned Daley into political kryptonite.