One day, we'll all piss on their graves, after they die rich and happy at age 112.Another of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s propagandists on the public payroll had her home and computers raided by the FBI and state police, on Wednesday. The “former top aide,” Cynthia A. Archer, is currently on “paid sick leave” but had been the deputy chief of Walker’s comically corrupt administration. What did all the G-men want with this Walker tool’s computers? And why had she passed one off on her neighbor, who happily handed it back to the FBI so they could do forensics on the hard drive? Oh, it’s all part of this sketchy Walker operation to have a bunch of his goons (on the government payroll, of course) flood blogs and websites with comments supporting Walker and his Kochian policies against the citizens of Wisconsin.

The Journal-Sentinel reports:

The raid on Archer’s home coincides with a John Doe investigation in Milwaukee County.

That probe was started last year after the Journal Sentinel reported that another Walker staffer who was being paid by Milwaukee County taxpayers to help citizens with county services was instead using her work time to post anonymous comments supporting candidate Walker on websites and blogs. As part of the investigation, authorities earlier seized the work computers of two former Walker staffers and executed a search warrant of one of their homes.

Archer, who also held the top staff position under Walker while he served as Milwaukee County executive, said as recently as Friday in an email to the Journal Sentinel that she was “not involved in any way in the John Doe investigation.”

Hahahah no, she wasn’t involved at all, we bet.

You ever make the mistake of clicking a new POLITICO article and seeing the immediate dozens of comments with blanket, idiotic support of whatever wingnut in the article? You ever wonder who actually types that inane halfwit propaganda? These people, they do it! And they do it as part of their high-compensation public jobs, paid for with your tax money. Perfect, isn’t it? [JS Online via “Matt N.”]

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  • mavenmaven

    Hey, this type of scheme worked for Richard Nixon, no?

    • DahBoner

      Yup, Dubya sure got smarter than Nixon when he moved his henchmen right into the Vice President's office….

      • Pristine_ODummy

        Um … that wasn't Dubya's idea, toots. It was the henchman exercising his hench.

    • Jukesgrrl

      It works until it doesn't work. But Americans, high on crack and their love for the E! star of the week, have very short … it think that thing's called a memory.

  • Bonzos_Bed_Time

    John Doe is always at his best when Exene is nearby.

    • powersuit

      Except "Milwaukee" is harder to sing than "Los Angeles"

      • Bonzos_Bed_Time

        Scott gets confused about the whole "hating the idle rich" part of that song, too. The rest, no problem!

    • poncho_pilot

      checks and lying in low society.

      • WunkRocker

        His love for Koch is off the hook, but you're not.

        • poncho_pilot

          We're Desperate.

          • Lascauxcaveman

            Get used to it.

          • poncho_pilot

            it's kiss or kill.

  • El Pinche

    One turd: spanky2b

  • freakishlywrong

    These people, they do it! And they do it as part of their high-compensation public jobs, paid for with your tax money.


  • Eve8Apples

    People get PAID to post insane shit on blogs during the workday!!! Where the hell is my paycheck Wonkette?

  • Come here a minute

    Anyone using government work time to post political comments on blogs is the lowest form of scum on earth. Present company excepted.

    • OC_Surf_Serf

      Hell, I do this as part of my low-compensation corporate job…

      • horsedreamer_1

        They allow it because it saves them bigger headaches.

        Snark in ones n' zeroes is much preferable to Molotovs.

        • rahelio

          AKA: Virtual "free speech zones"

  • SayItWithWookies

    Nixon finally got his silent majority — by faking it, of course, but that was the point.

  • At least now that Walkers in office, she can be stripped of her collective bargaining rights and pension. That's some comfort, right? Will these staggeringly moronic people ever stop working against their own interests?

    • keepem_sikanpor

      Hmm. I wonder if "administrator" will let 'if they only had a brain fly'? I suppose it's still too soon for the (r) word.

    • Beowoof

      Never, they have been told they will enjoy the American Dream, of course Carlin said its called the American Dream because you would have to be asleep to believe it.

    • Walkinwiddaking

      Not until they get caught.

  • DahBoner

    And how many visits to did they make?

  • This is typical of the political use of the FBI by Obama. Walker is the most trustworthy governor in history. Thank God he has the strength to stand up for the common man against liberal tyranny.

    Did I pass the audition, Mr. Koch?

    • Nicely done, but you need to floss as there are some pubes between your teeth.

      • Pristine_ODummy

        That's what the pubes are *for,* weejee. Compensation for the fine Kochsucking talents exhibited, and all that.

    • Papa_Uniform

      Not quite. Now get down on your knees.

      • V572 T-Blow

        Ha ha, my comment above looks like it appeared before yours.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    I thought this was perfectly legal in Wisconsin as long as she kept the caps lock off.

    • horsedreamer_1

      That's what Brett Favre thought, too. But he forgot, he was in New Jersey when he finally got caught up.

  • genxr

    She was posting to teh wonkette! Okay, which one of you is it?

    • MissTaken

      I think she's currently known as Biden's Barbarians.

      • horsedreamer_1

        Empuje? Isn't that Spanish?

        Definitely not one of Walker's minions. Prolly affiliated with Anchor Governor Susana Martinez or Basque Separatist Brian Sandoval.

      • baconzgood

        You realize that that douche will get dozens of visits from all of us now…..That snark is like an onion. Well played Miss Taken.

    • Lionel[redacted]Esq

      I was just thinking that we finally have an explanation for Barb…., but she is too smart to be a Kochsucker.

      • Pristine_ODummy

        Not just too smart but also having, apparently, a wildly cute and sexay husband. No need for the Kochs of the Kochs, if you get my drift.

        The only people who could post such crap would have to be deeply self-loathing (since they're not-rich enough to have to take the job) or downright vile. And I venture to say, on the strength of minimal acquaintance, that Barb is neither.

    • Slim_Pickins

      Down-fisting Troll, perhaps?

    • Pristine_ODummy

      I thought it was our favourite troll, Spanky.

  • hollywooddood

    Maybe we'll finally get to see the wonkette downfister's perp walk.

    • genxr

      The judge's gavel is the ultimate banhammer.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    I know we will find out the truth behind this after the days and days of coverage on FOX News, just like they have given that solar thingy.

    • pdiddycornchips

      Yeah, Faux news is really trying to build this into a full blown scandal. How many billions were spent in Iraq on crony projects and outright bribes?

      • Beowoof

        I would still like to know more about that C-130 with 12 Billion in cash on pallets that disappeared. Oh wait Faux is busy with the weapons of mass destruction that were all over the place.

      • Pristine_ODummy

        $80 billion airdropped into the war zone of Baghdad during Paul "Jerry" Bremer's tenure, as revealed at a subsequent Congressional hearing.

  • DashboardBuddha

    Some justice would be nice.

  • In another area of untoward censorship why when you enter the full name of one of our esteemed Wonketteers, G#PCrusher, does the dreaded Nazgûl, the administrator, delete the post?

    • GOPCrusher

      Wait? What?

      • It's true GOP, if the O is put in G_PCrusher, the admin Nazgûl sends my post to timeout. It that ret@rded or what?

        • GOPCrusher

          Didn't your mother warn you about running with the wrong crowd?

          • Post proudly, you have a handle that is banned in the posts.

            PS, regards running and crowds Ma would remind me to make sure I wasn't the slowest, and to be sure that he who was (Pete) would never rat you out.

          • glamourdammerung

            It is probably a random IntenseDebate glitch. If someone makes an admin aware, it should be easy to fix.

            I had all of my posts go to moderation one day, then it "fixed" itself, so I know the system is goofy at times.

          • glamourdammerung

            GOPCrusher, just posting your name to see if it works.

        • keepem_sikanpor

          I just posted something with the (r) word and it was immediately deleted. Auto delete is like auto correct but without the funny.

      • Biel_ze_Bubba

        Congratulations, You Who Must Not Be Named.

  • MrFizzy

    Pray no one posts nude photos of Scottie from her computer.

    • tihond

      No worry about that… Archer is a lesbian. Maybe some photos of Rebecca "I'm the next Christine O'Donnell" Kleefisch will show up.

      • horsedreamer_1

        They'll settle this dispute like men, then. Tammy Baldwin for the Left, Archer for the Right. Their butts will look like two poster-children fighting under a parachute.

        H/T Tesco Vee the Dutch Hercules

  • Fare la Volpe

    I think it's horrible the way the press is railroading our Beloved Leader Walker, who has brought nothing but prosperity and whore diamonds to the Great State of Wisconsin.

    I would also like to take this time to say that I am in no way bought and paid for by the Reelect Walker Campaign, though I could be if the price were right…

    • kissawookiee

      Well, I certainly hope it would be more than $5000.

      • Pristine_ODummy

        Not unless you go direct to the Kochs.

  • These people, they do it! And they do it as part of their high-compensation public jobs, paid for with your tax money.

    I knew it. The Washington Post comment sections are full of 'em.

  • Seriously, this reminds me that I need to talk to the finance people at the Bilderberg Group to find out why that raise they promised me hasn't come in yet. I mean, sheez, it's paid in Masonic Shekels, not even dollars.

  • yrbmegr

    A strong government is needed to enforce laws, provided we still have those. If we don't have any more laws, then please disregard this comment.

  • TheMightyHaltor

    This is bad news for Lou Sarah.

    • horsedreamer_1

      Reminds me: we thought Lou Sarah was a sloppy transposition of her given name, Sarah Louise, when in fact the Lou is a reference to Lou Rawls, whose music soundtracked the future Duhv'nor's tryst with Glen Rice.

  • ThundercatHo

    Leave this poor lady alone! She's just a hard-working public servant. Like the folks at the DMV who aren't allowed to tell the public that their voter ID's are free.

  • Goonemeritus

    Most people I give the benefit in of the doubt to but in this case I will be going to church to light a candle for a speedy conviction. Any one know who is the patron Saint of maximum sentences?

    • horsedreamer_1

      Saint Charlton of Heston?

    • ApplesauceRobot

      Duane Edward Buck?

    • Geminisunmars

      James Joyce?

      • horsedreamer_1

        I would have supposed Faulkner, or Twain.

    • ShaveTheWhales

      Duh, Saint Ricky of Texas.

    • chicken_thief

      Judge Roy Bean?

    • genxr

      Macho Jesus?

    • Pristine_ODummy

      I seem to remember dear Saint Ann being invoked by the Catholic girls to "get a man." Same thing?

  • genxr

    Yes, but where does she stand on Kirk v Picard?

  • baconzgood

    Lou Sarah? is that you?

  • AlterNewt

    God. We are such rank amateurs here on the left.
    These people are fervent AND funded.

    • Chichikovovich

      Haven't you gotten your big, big cheque from George Soros yet? You must have moved recently. Send the address change slip plus a form 557-K to Human Resources to claim back wages. And it probably couldn't hurt to email them and cc: payroll.

      • AlterNewt

        Excellent. Thanks.
        Are they those big, big, photo-op checks? Because that would be cool.

        • Chichikovovich

          Naw. 'Cause this is a big secret. Glenn Beck has been sniffing around. So they're, like, invisible cheques.

          • AlterNewt

            I'm familiar with those.

  • ttommyunger

    "…it’s all part of this sketchy Walker operation to have a bunch of his goons (on the government payroll, of course) flood blogs and websites with comments supporting Walker and his Kochian policies against the citizens of Wisconsin." Well, that's a relief! Here I was thinking there were actual private citizens out there who were that batshit crazy / ignorant. What? Wait….

  • owhatever

    She was busted for using her computer to pretend to be a Wonketeer. Another downfister bites the dust! Thanks, Feebs.

  • horsedreamer_1

    This story is blowing up. It's been getting (so-so) coverage from the local (Walker-endorsing (seriously; Journal-Sentinel endorsed Walker, over Barrett, even though the Jeff Wagners & Mark Bellings of the world would have you thinking the paper is left of Granma)) daily, & I imagine Wonkette big-timing them will only make them more likely to get ahead of the story. Can't have a national blog beat the boys on the street for a story.

    Or maybe not. They still havn't given any ink to Paul Ryan's paid-admission "town-hall meetings".

    • KeepFnThatChicken

      If only it were large enough to cover the $532m Solyndra fuckup.

  • KeepFnThatChicken

    In the near future, I can see her claiming to have been "hacked." Hate to say this, folks, but these stories aren't as sexy when Weiner's dick isn't involved.

  • Extemporanus

    No wonder Wonkette does not allow comments.

  • No. No. NO!! This is not happening. Scott Walker is the most honest, honorable, decent, wise and just human being ever. He has a 15" penis and is the greatest lover in the world. He can do NO WRONG!! He is not a paid whore of the Koch Brothers, but sees them as the greatest wisest men in the universe.

    "Uh, so my check is in the mail, right?"

  • fletc3her

    I though everyone here was getting paid. Is it just me?! I don't even comment that much.

  • Indiepalin

    I'm being paid a fortune by Soros to post wacky comments on Breitbart but you don't see ME bragging about it.

    • Jukesgrrl

      You don't need to brag. We see that negative p you didn't collect here. You must really be pissing them off. Good work.

  • thefrontpage

    My name is Scott Walker, and I approved this comment on this website.

    Paid for by Scott Walker For Governor.

  • Tundra Grifter

    That was the beautiful thing about Ole Newt's millions of fake Twitter followers. They couldn't rise up like zombies and come back to haunt him.

    Walker wasn't supposed to use real people to blog for him!

    Of course, this could have been out-sourced to India for a fraction of the cost.

    And, yes, it is raining in Mumbai. Why do you ask?

  • arihaya

    basically this is Wisconsin version of Watergate,

    or as they call it,, Cheesecurdgate

    • horsedreamer_1


    • Negropolis

      Lake Michigate?

  • WhatTheHolyHeck

    Blogging schmogging. What I really want is to see in her Sent Mail folder is a message with an Excel spreadsheet attachment containing supreme court election returns.

  • Slim_Pickins

    Archer was fooled because it wasn't called a Jane Doe investigation.

    • GOPCrusher

      Sterling Archer?

  • chicken_thief

    Archer is on "paid sick leave"? So whose kid is she carrying – Walker's or one of the Koch bro's?

    • Jukesgrrl


    • Pristine_ODummy

      More likely her wife's.

  • fuflans

    You ever make the mistake of clicking a new POLITICO article…

    no, not really.

  • Toomush_Infer

    See people can be anybody on the internet! – 15 year old girls in search of older men, Koch supporters,….Anybody! And now, getting paid for it….what a great country!…

  • iburl

    Why won't anybody pay me for this:
    Scott Walker is a Kock Soccer.

  • poncho_pilot

    headline makes me think Archer is just another opening band on the Monsters Of Koch Tour.

  • cheetojeebus

    oh god damn it, now i'm really confused. if you can't trust anonymous posters on the internet who can you trust? This guy's admin is starting to read like John La Carre filtered through the Wasilla Grifter's diary.

  • rocktonsam

    Go Brewers!

  • BZ1

    in order to be devious, don't you have to have a modicum of smarts?

  • Uniprober

    Lazy eye, paid to lie.

  • Negropolis

    These people are so sad, so very sad. I don't have snark at this exact moment. This is the height of pettiness, this astroturfing, and really what is the purpose of it? You don't convince people of anything on newspaper messageboards. Who the hell has read a messageboard and thought "yeah, I'm totally voting for the other guy, this time"? No one.

  • Negropolis

    You know what other GOP politician used their time to create sock puppets?

    • horsedreamer_1

      Sifl was a Republican?

    • Pristine_ODummy

      Emperor Palpatine?

      Wut? He's GOT to be a Republican!

    • glamourdammerung

      John Lott?

      I had to throw that one out there.

  • Oh, man, I so want to see what this woman wrote.

  • comrad_darkness

    His leadership is so far-reaching his ideas just sell themselves.

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