Scott Walker Reprises his Class Warfare Against Schools and Teachers

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Billionaire “Oracle from Omaha,” Warren Buffett, once retorted with a dismissive huff to the charge that the left is launching a class warfare with, “there is a class warfare alright and it is my class that is winning.” Buffet is rich, but realizes the United States is racing headlong towards reprising Dickensian levels of inequality. This is bad for both the economy and for the country.

Opposing Buffet’s view are America’s billionaire titans of dirty industry, the Koch Brothers. Their butler (a veritable “Smithers”) installed in the Wisconsin Governor’s Mansion, is Scott Walker. While the billionaire brothers from Wichita celebrate growing inequality, Wisconsin’s Governor is more pure: he loves power for its own sake. Governor Walker revealed his hand early in office in recorded conversation with his billionaire patroness, Diane Hendricks. “Diane,” a self-described “self-made woman,” made her fortune the old-fashioned way: largely marrying it. While reluctant to comment on the appearance of others (that of the authors’ is nothing to brag about), Ms. Hendricks, a plastic surgery artiste, has produced a look that is one part Cruella Deville and the other half Alice Cooper that artfully combines to complement her politics. Her other hobby horse is Scott Walker, who uses her $billions to fund attacks on Wisconsin workers. Wisconsin’s Governor presents himself as the proverbial everyman driving a used Saturn to…

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