While the Walkergate investigation was going on, we learned that Werwie's granted him immunity in order to get him to talk. Not that it helped much.
involvement was so deep that the prosecutors
Despite his criminal activities, Walker made Werwie his gubernatorial spokesman. But now for his loyalty and more importantly, his silence, Werwie is getting his reward:
Cullen Werwie, who served as the spokesman for Gov. Scott Walker since he was elected in November 2010, is leaving the governor's office.Yes, yes, I know. You thought the state was broke. Well it is for you or me. But for the wealthy, well, we're their personal own piggy bank.
On Monday, Werwie will start his new job as agency communications liaison at the state Department of Administration, Walker announced Friday. Werwie's new post will come with a $6,000 pay raise — he will bring in $70,000 a year at DOA after making $64,000 per year in the governor's office.
One would think that Walker would have jettisoned Werwie a long time ago to distance himself from the taint of corruption. Especially if he has aspirations to be president some day. But than again, Walker is so corrupt himself that the probably no longer can tell the difference between right and wrong anyway.