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Heartland Signal: 'Tim Michels and one-party rule in Wisconsin'
Michels poses a unique danger to democracy in Wisconsin, both because of his extreme views on elections and due to the infrastructure Wisconsin Republicans have put in place for one-party rule.
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“Republicans will never lose another election in Wisconsin after I’m elected governor,” said Tim Michels, at a campaign stop this week.
It’s a catastrophic gaffe for the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Wisconsin, and one that gives away the game for what his campaign is really about: Power.
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Dan Shafer is a journalist from Milwaukee who writes and publishes The Recombobulation Area. He previously worked at Seattle Magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine, and BizTimes Milwaukee. He’s also written for The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Heartland Signal, Belt Magazine, WisPolitics, and Milwaukee Record. He’s won 13 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards. He’s on Twitter at @DanRShafer.
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