Figures: GOP Governor Scott Walker is a flaming hypocrite

It figures, union busting asshat Scott Walker, like most Republicans, wants to take voting rights away from others. But, has no problem letting his son register on the same day to vote:

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) may find same-day voter registration inefficient, but his son apparently finds it quite convenient.

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Matt Walker, a freshman at Marquette University, went to vote in Wauwatosa for the presidential election and registered while at the polls. A witness at the polling place said the governor accompanied his son.

Wisconsin has had same-day registration since 1976. But at a recent speech in California, Walker said he would like to get rid of this law, citing the burden it placed on poll workers.

“States across the country that have same-day registration have real problems because the vast majority of their states have poll workers who are wonderful volunteers, who work 13-hour days and who in most cases are retirees,” he said. “It’s difficult for them to handle the volume of people who come at the last minute. It’d be much better if registration was done in advance of election day. It’d be easier for our clerks to handle that. All that needs to be done.”

Poll workers and election clerks have disputed Walker’s characterization of same-day registration, and on Wednesday, he walked back his remarks.

“This is a ridiculous issue. My priority is about jobs, creating jobs,” he told reporters. He did not, however, specify whether he would still sign a repeal bill if it came to his desk from the GOP-controlled legislature.

via HuffPo: Scott Walker’s Son Used Same-Day Registration, Accompanied By The Governor.

Republicans, taking away rights for everyone –except their families.

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