DPW Releases Walker Flip-Flop Timeline

MADISON – Scott Walker flip-flopped on his numerous refusals to submit a stimulus wish list and completely reversed course on his months-long, anti-stimulus campaign yesterday, when he released his very own $130 million stimulus wish list.

“After bragging to Republicans for months about not lining up for stimulus handouts, Scott Walker became the ultimate hypocrite yesterday when he released his very own $130 million stimulus wish list,” said Joe Wineke, Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.

Walker either lied to everyone in his Wall Street Journal column, or he’s completely flip-flopped on every one of his promises,” said Wineke.

To outline Walker’s major flip-flops, the DPW today released a “Walker Flip-Flop Timeline.
(Note to reporters: No joke, these are actual quotes from Walker’s mouth, check the links.                                    

Walker Flip-Flop Timeline:
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March 25, 2009
Walker
: “I will not compile a stimulus ‘wish list’”
(Title of Walker’s Milwaukee Small Business Times column,
http://www.biztimes.com/blogs/milwaukee-biz-blog/2009/3/25/i-will-not-compile-a-stimulus-wish-list)

March 31, 2009
Walker
releases list of stimulus projects
(Walker press release, http://www.wispolitics.com/1006/090331StimulusProjects1.pdf)

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Jan. 6, 2009
Walker: “I'm not asking for any new projects or things to be done here”
(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com/news/milwaukee/37167414.html)

March 31, 2009
Walker
applies for $130 million in stimulus projects
(Walker press release, http://www.wispolitics.com/1006/090331StimulusProjects1.pdf )

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Feb. 28, 2009
Walker: “Why I’m not lining up for stimulus handouts”
(Title of Walker’s Wall Street Journal column, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123578396175298389.html)

March 31, 2009
Walker
: "We're going to go after stimulus money”
(WISN, http://www.wisn.com/politics/19058846/detail.html)

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And now, to cap it off, Walker thanks President Obama for the federal stimulus investment.

June 29, 2009
Walker
: The county can get through 2011 without a major crisis in transit funding, thanks to an infusion of federal stimulus funds
(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/49434702.html)

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