Scott Walker Aides Backstab Governor, Makes Ad For Opponent

MADISON – A second former top aide to Gov. Scott Walker has come out against him, saying the GOP governor’s team told him to meet with payday loan lobbyists and discouraged him from creating documents that could be turned up under the state’s open records law.

Peter Bildsten, the former Financial Institutions secretary, joins ex-Corrections Secretary Ed Wall in excoriating their former boss and cutting digital ads for Walker’s Democratic challenger, state schools Superintendent Tony Evers.

A third former top aide to Walker has also contended he was told not to create documents that would have to be turned over under the public records law.

“I was told to avoid creating electronic records,” Bildsten says in a digital ad debuting Monday. “I thought Scott Walker was different, but he’s just another politician looking out for himself.”

Read more at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.