Rachel Maddow reports on the burgeoning sexual crime scandal made more outrageous by the mishandling of a police report and the silence of high level politicians such as U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) who allowed a man with serious criminal allegations against him, Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha), to ascend in the political ranks of the Wisconsin Republican Party.
Kramer makes a court appearance Monday morning, April 14, to face two counts of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault/Use of Force, but this lurid scandal of sexual criminality and complicit silence by the Wisconsin Republican leadership is now a national political story out of control, and a shame to the Republican Party of Wisconsin.
We thank Rachel Maddow for last night's segment on Wisconsin Republicans and their protection of serial sexual predator, Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) whom Republicans are shielding, still refusing to commence expulsion proceedings against Kramer.
This is today's Republican Party; and it's ugly, shameful and complicit before and after the fact in the sexual assaults against women, after which the Republicans made the perpetrator, Bill Kramer, their State Assembly majority leader.
"Bill has fought for the citizens ... and worked to ensure safe communities," reads Kramer's 2012 reelection site. Right. "I oppose placing sex offenders in our communities and helped lead the fight against the placement of one of Wisconsin's most violent offenders in our community," also said Rep. Bill Kramer (R-Waukesha) in his 2012 reelection webpage.
"Kramer, a Certified Financial Planner © and Duke University School of Law graduate, was first elected to the State Assembly in 2006. He is Owner and President of Kramer Financial Management, a financial services firm specializing in helping families and seniors with their long-term financial planning needs," Kramer's site reads.
Kramer's own long-term financial planning needs are to become paramount after he makes restitution to his many sexual assault and sexual harassment victims.
Like so many other Republicans, you give Kramer some money from special interests, a Party title, and he thinks he can do anything he likes, no matter how repulsive and no matter who gets hurt.