Friday, Feb. 27
During an interview with the National Rifle Association news network, Gov. Scott Walker suggests support for a bill to end Wisconsin's 48-hour waiting period for handgun purchases. If there's anything more American than guns, it's guns on demand.
Sunday, March 1
Walker flips on amnesty in an interview with Fox News, saying he no longer supports a path toward citizenship for the millions of undocumented immigrants who are living, working, raising families -- and paying taxes! -- in the U.S.
Monday, March 2
The Assembly Labor Committee hears 12 hours of testimony on the so-called right-to-work bill, which includes a good old-fashioned tongue lashing from activist Will Williams (who called RTW supporters "vampires") and satirical support from a bankruptcy lawyer.
Tuesday, March 3
Walker continues his courtship of the powerful religious right, promising to sign legislation banning abortion in Wisconsin after 20 weeks. Anybody else remember how he downplayed his abortion stance during the 2014 gubernatorial campaign against Mary Burke?
Department of Natural Resources Secretary Kathy Stepp tells the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee that Wisconsin's state parks may soon sell naming rights to corporate sponsors. Is this real life or a David Foster Wallace novel?
The JFC also hears from UW System President Ray Cross, who says he supports the move to turn the 26-campus system into a public authority, but argues that the proposed $300 million funding cut is "too much and too fast."