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A new report today in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel found that Governor Scott Walker and his staff attempted to cover up a pattern of abuse by a doctor who worked for Milwaukee County when Walker was County Executive.
According to emails released through the John Doe investigation, Walker’s gubernatorial campaign staff tried to “keep [the situation] buried” because “no one cares about crazy people.”
Despite accusations of this doctor sexually abusing multiple patients and the starvation-related death of another patient, Walker’s Medical Examining Board cleared him of wrongdoing, and the disgraced psychiatrist still draws a $53,000 annual pension.
See here for excerpts from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s reporting.