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You can't make this stuff up:
With recall petitions to be filed against Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday, aides said the governor would not be available for an interview because of a busy schedule.

Goal ThermometerWalker is scheduled to hold a fundraiser in New York City in the afternoon hosted by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the founder of financial services corporation American International Group, according to a copy of the fund-raising solicitation posted on the website of the New York Daily News.

Walker has repeatedly slammed the influence of out-of-state money in the recall effort against him, and also repeatedly claimed that his "reforms" are helping the Wisconsin economy. So, naturally, on the day that one million recall signatures are filed against him, he is in New York City collecting money from the founder of the Wall Street group that played a key role in crashing the worldwide economy.

Get this guy out of office already. Contribute $6 to the Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Orange to Blue.

Originally posted to Chris Bowers on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 12:20 PM PST.

Also republished by Badger State Progressive and Daily Kos.

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