March 18, 2011- The political battlefield in Wisconsin has expanded beyond the recall efforts targeting legislators and, potentially, Gov. Scott Walker (R). A progressive issue advocacy group, the Greater Wisconsin Committee, is running a new ad about the nominally non-partisan state Supreme Court race this April, tying incumbent Justice David Prosser to Walker's conservative brand.
"Can we trust David Prosser to be impartial?" the announcer says. "In the legislature, Prosser and Walker voted the same way 95 percent of the time — both voting against the middle class."
"As a judge, Prosser has sided with corporations, and against workers. Now, Prosser has promised to act as a 'complement' to Walker — because his views 'closely mirror' Walker's. Tell David Prosser, judges should be independent — not a rubber stamp for Scott Walker."