Scott Walker Gives Donor’s Kid an $81K Job

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during a press conference at the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 7, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Getty Images)

Over paid public employees is a major issue in the United States. Jsonline.com has reported that although Brian Deschane has no college degree, very little management experience and two drunken-driving convictions he has landed an $81,500-per-year job in Gov. Scott Walker’s administration.

Walker has admitted the state is broke and over pays public employees and now he has just added Deschane to the list.

How did Deschane get so lucky? It’s because of his father, Jerry Deschane who has donated over $121,652 to Walker’s political campaign, but he won’t acknowledge that he had anything to do with his son’s new employment.

He’s said publicly, “He got the position himself… I didn’t get it for him. “I put in good words for every one of my children in their jobs,” admits the elder Deschane. “But that would be the extent of it.”

A spokesman, Cullen Werwie, has revealed that Walker’s team knew of Deschane’s two drunken-driving convictions,”We . . . felt he had changed his habits and that these past incidents would in no way affect his performance at this job.”

Since this story has become popular Brian Deschance has received around a $15,000 reduction in pay.

Deschane received the job over a former Cabinet secretary who obtained a doctoral degree and has eight years experience overseeing oil contamination cleanup. He also beat a professional engineer who previously held the job under the last governor: neither of those candidates were even interviewed.