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As governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker makes an annual salary of $144,423. Despite this, at an event on March 12 sponsored by right-wing radio host Charlie Sykes, Walker talked about being about to "make some real money" if he were to leave politics and enter the private sector.

Here's the audio, via the Democratic Party of Wisconsin:

Here's the transcript:

And if we fail to win, it will take us down the path we see, failing, people like the people in Illinois, down in Springfield, and I for one don't want that. Not because this job is that important to me, 'cuz frankly my wife in some ways would love it if I'd go back to the private sector and make some real money.
Also of note: being governor is apparently not important to Scott Walker.

Originally posted to Chris Bowers on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 03:34 PM PDT.

Also republished by Badger State Progressive, ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement, and Progressive Hippie.

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