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Democratic Party staffer Graeme Zielinski dropped as spokesman after Twitter outburst
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 3/4/13 | Daniel Bice

Posted on 03/04/2013 12:54:15 PM PST by Jean S

Democratic Party staffer Graeme Zielinski was removed as the party spokesman following his Twitter outburst  in which he compared Republican Gov. Scott Walker to serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer, sources said Monday.

Party leaders also docked Zielinski a week's pay  - which works out to a little more than $1,000 - for his tweets after Milwaukee prosecutors announced that they were shutting down a secret criminal investigation of Walker's aides. 

Late Friday, Zielinski removed the offensive tweets and apologized both to the families of Dahmer's victims and to the first-term Republican governor.

One source close to the party said Zielinski, a former newspaper reporter, will stay on with the state Democratic Party as a "media adviser." He will, however, no longer be permitted to post on Twitter, where he has been prolific in recent years. 

"He agreed," said one source. "He's aware of the mistakes he's made."

The source declined to say why officials decided to keep Zielinski on the party payroll.

(Excerpt) Read more at jsonline.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: graemezielinski; jeffreydahmer; noimpulsecontrol; scottwalker

1 posted on 03/04/2013 12:54:23 PM PST by Jean S
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Ping for your list.


2 posted on 03/04/2013 12:55:59 PM PST by Jean S
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To: Jean S

When the left comes unglued it’s not a pretty picture...


3 posted on 03/04/2013 12:58:29 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Jean S

he will end up in some union role under another name. Bank on it...he did his job. Many dumb demoncrats will believe it. THUS, He did his job...


4 posted on 03/04/2013 1:00:33 PM PST by oust the louse (You need your parents signature to go on a school field trip but not to get an abortion.)
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To: Jean S
When the left comes unglued it's not a pretty picture...
5 posted on 03/04/2013 1:01:32 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Jean S

Well, at least he’s not going back to being a ‘newspaper reporter’...


6 posted on 03/04/2013 1:01:40 PM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Inside their echo chambers, anything and everything is allowed. When they get out in public, their filters have atrophied. That’s when they get to the point that they threaten to shoot someone for supporting gun rights.

Off the deep end.


7 posted on 03/04/2013 1:03:46 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Jean S

Idiot will rise through the ranks of the dem party.


8 posted on 03/04/2013 1:06:45 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Jean S
The source declined to say why officials decided to keep Zielinski on the party payroll

Because they agree with him.

$5 says that this guy is either a union goon or a homo.

9 posted on 03/04/2013 1:06:45 PM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: AppyPappy

Beautifully and concisely put: yr. 3rd sentence reminds me of the old bumper sticker from 30+ years ago:
“Support mental health or I’ll kill you”.


10 posted on 03/04/2013 1:07:27 PM PST by supremedoctrine (What thou lovest well, remains, the rest is dross....---Ezra Pound.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“When the left comes unglued it’s not a pretty picture..”

I rather like it myself! hahaha


11 posted on 03/04/2013 1:07:51 PM PST by austinaero
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Case in point. One of my Democrat FB friends used the phrase “Congressional Retardicans”. He was quickly chastised by the Autism victims for using the R word. He never realized that you can’t say that word now because all his fellow Dem yuksters use it.


12 posted on 03/04/2013 1:07:59 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Jean S

Make him work and get indoctrinated by the Milwaukee County Sheriff.


13 posted on 03/04/2013 1:11:12 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Jean S

He’s just Twittered that he’s taken the job as spokesman for “Fat dorky retards with stupid names”.


14 posted on 03/04/2013 1:13:55 PM PST by The KG9 Kid (Demand Common Sense Nut Control.)
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To: Twotone
Well, at least he’s not going back to being a ‘newspaper reporter’...

Wrong - the New York Times is looking for a very special type of news reporter... the kind that 'gets it' - Graeme Zielinski would fit right in...

15 posted on 03/04/2013 1:31:52 PM PST by GOPJ (DHS secured: 1.6 BILLION bullets - 2.700 tanks and 35,000 drones ...to use on American soil...)
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To: Jean S; Liz
...will stay on with the state Democratic Party as a "media adviser."

Kinda sounds like a promotion.

16 posted on 03/04/2013 1:36:04 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Jean S

The Marxist twisted freaks who make a scene are getting the axe. Better to be quiet and deadly like the White Hut Czars.


17 posted on 03/04/2013 1:38:08 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: GOPJ
"...a very special type of news reporter."

Tell me, then, why do these peeps (reporters? Bbbbwwwaaaaaaahaha) write nothing but "stories"?

Plenty of elementary school attending kids love to tell "stories".

18 posted on 03/04/2013 1:39:47 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Jean S

I kinda like their nastiness being out in the open and readily identifiable.


19 posted on 03/04/2013 1:42:30 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: Jean S; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Democrat leader sent to “time out” for nasty tweets!

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


20 posted on 03/04/2013 4:58:38 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Jean S; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; JPG; ...

Democrat leader sent to “time out” for nasty tweets!

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


21 posted on 03/04/2013 4:59:25 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Jean S

I wish my boss would “fire” me and still keep me on the payroll.


22 posted on 03/04/2013 6:28:03 PM PST by Wisconsinlady (When will the rest of America's citizens wake up to the Obamanation?)
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To: Wisconsinlady

All you have to do is go long with anything, be willing to break the law, cover for your superiors, spew venom and in the Obama world, it is instant tenure.


23 posted on 03/04/2013 6:37:55 PM PST by Toespi
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
Hey Nancy, we found your long-lost brother
24 posted on 03/04/2013 7:19:25 PM PST by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: Jean S

Was this taken during his hour/day exercise in the yard, at the high security mental institution he appears to belong in? /s

25 posted on 03/04/2013 10:25:46 PM PST by Yehuda
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To: oust the louse
Yep. He will be recycled and back in business in some other capacity for socialist oboma.
26 posted on 03/04/2013 10:35:03 PM PST by itssme
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To: Jean S
[One source close to the party said Zielinski, a former newspaper reporter, will stay on with the state Democratic Party as a “media adviser.”]

He's a political operative. He knows too much about dirty tricks, election fraud, bribery and other felonious doings of state party officials. It's easier to just keep paying him than to fire him or kill him.

27 posted on 03/05/2013 12:40:08 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: JaguarXKE

Amazing, isn’t it?

Same glazed-over, crazed-over eyes. Both have that classic psychotic look.


28 posted on 03/05/2013 8:54:16 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Jean S

The rats will keep him on payroll until a future time when this blows over and he will be able to continue what he was doing before on twitter.


29 posted on 03/05/2013 9:07:22 AM PST by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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