Signs from Wisconsinites protesting during Governor Scott Walker's Inauguration
Post by Jesse Russell on 1/3/2011 3:30pm
As Scott Walker was inaugurated into the Wisconsin Governor's seat protesters concerned about his jobs and social agenda swarmed outside making their voices heard to those entering the Capitol. After a rally on the State Street side of the building the protesters marched to Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd. side to greet Walker as he arrived from a prayer breakfast at the Monona Terrace. A police officer informed the protesters that Walker would be escorted in through a different entrance so he could avoid the mob. At this point the group split up into about half a dozen small protests and fanned out around the Capitol building in order to have their voices heard at all of the entrances. Below is a collection of signs and faces from the Inauguration protest.
Jesse was born and raised in Connecticut, began blogging in 1997, and moved to Madison in 2003. In 2005, he co-founded dane101 along with Kristian Knutson and Shane Wealti. In addition to helping nearly a dozen contributors run this website he's helped launch various events in the city including What's Your Damage?!, the MadPubQuiz of Awesomeness, the Fire Ball Masquerade, Dane101's Freakin' Halloweekend, and more.