Ron Johnson's main campaign theme is that for the last thirty years, while he has devoted his life to being a "job creator," Russ Feingold has been nefariously spending his time being a "career politician" and working tirelessly to destroy to the country.
In truth, like the "career politicians" on Mount Rushmore, Feingold has spent most of his adult life devoted to public service. And, if Johnson's really wants to juxtapose the two men's accomplishments over the last thirty years, I'll gladly oblige.
By Johnson's own account, he did not start or create, the job creator, PACUR. His brother-in-law, Pat Curler, through heavy backing from his father, billionaire plastics titan Howard Curler, started the company in 1977 and named it after himself: PAt CURler. Pat Curler was the President of the company when it started and, as Johnson charactorized the early days: "It was an opportunity for Pat to get into business for himself, and I just kind of came along for the ride as the accountant."
"Just came along for the ride as the accountant," doesn't really sound like a "job creator" to me. It sounds like someone that...