Mike Roman, the head of the Kochs' "intelligence gathering" operation, helped propel perhaps the most egregious case of race-baiting voter fraud hucksterism in recent years.
There is a "sucker punch" aspect of this entire episode, that has been used in the past, that makes it doubly despicable. The now dead open records issue was so completely outrageous and unexpected that it served its intended purpose – to draw attention away from the many other very contentious and controversial aspects of this budget. And that was exactly what Walker and the majority Republicans wanted to happen.
--Jay Heck, Common Cause in Wisconsin