Former presidential candidate Scott Walker and his friends in the Wisconsin state legislature have figured out a way to deal with bothersome, recurring investigations into political corruption. Rather than clean up their act, they have simply passed a law that makes it harder for prosecutors to launch such investigations. Walker, the
It’s hard to imagine a more self-serving piece of legislation than Wisconsin’s new John Doe law. It stands as a clear-cut example of politicians putting their own interests ahead of the public good.