Friday, August 13, 2010

Something Smells Fishy

Ron Johnson, just like Scott Walker, runs to Charlie Sykes every time he gets into trouble, hoping that Ol' Chuckles bombastic blathering will help them past the self-inflicted damage.

Johnson, still reeling from a series of blunders, including flip flopping on whether to sell his BP stock, praising the thought of sending American jobs overseas, and wanting to limit people's ability to exercise their Second Amendment rights, was in desperate need for some help from old Uncle Chuck.

But RoJo is really nothing more than Wisconsin's version of Joe the Plumber. A fake who doesn't know when to keep his mouth shut, as One Wisconsin Now points out:

Ross said Johnson's fishing story wasn't particularly important, but part of a larger issue of Johnson's evolving public positions and possible embellishment of his "rags to riches" story. Johnson's television ads indicate his business skills make him a qualified leader.

Johnson's website reads, "In 1979, Ron and Jane moved to Wisconsin, where Ron started a business called PACUR with his brother-in-law." It also says, "PACUR has grown from a company supplying a single customer to the largest producer in the world of a specialty plastic used in medical device packaging and high tech printing applications." [Johnson campaign website]

The truth about PACUR and Johnson:

· PACUR was created as an off-shoot of the Curwood plastics company

· Curwood was founded by Johnson's father-in-law, Howard Curler

· Having just moved to Wisconsin, Johnson went to work for PACUR when he was 24-years-old along his brother-in-law, Curler's son.

· PACUR's sole client for years was Curwood.

"Just because your dad liked to fish does not make you a fisherman, and because your father-in-law built you a business, does not make you an entrepreneur," said Ross. "And unfortunately, Ron Johnson has fallen for the failed Bush tax cuts for millionaires hook, line and sinker."

Ya know, for a couple of professionals, you would think that RoJo and Chuckie would be able to be better liars than they are.

10 comments:

  1. Better liars, you mean like bloggingblue, one wisconsin now and yourself?

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  2. Smearing Johnson does not make Feingold any more palatable.

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  3. Do you have an example of one of our "lies" or is this just the usual impotent name-calling from the right?

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  4. Just one? Sure. Claiming Ms Shirrod did not perform a racist action.

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  5. Except she didn't. Another troll FAIL.

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  6. lol...now you are editing comments and removing postings.

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  7. Not at all. You are such a pathetic, lying little troll.

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  8. Lying, doubtful. Your removed a whole posting on a reworded walker statement and failed to post comments in this section.

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  9. Um, no. You're hallucinating.

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  10. Yeah nice try...

    Stooping to a new low, congratulations.

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