Scott Walker Fires State Official For Comparing Unauthorized Immigrants To ‘Satan’

Source: Liz Goodwin / Yahoo! News

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker dismissed a state official this week for saying unauthorized immigrants reminded him of Satan in a Facebook rant that involved other politicians.

Steven Krieser, a top official at the state’s Department of Transportation, wrote in a now-deleted Facebook post (saved here by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) that “a stream of wretched criminals continues to flow unabated to the north” and that illegal immigration is crushing the social safety net system of some Southern states.

“You may see Jesus when you look at them,” Krieser said. “I see Satan.”

Walker fired Krieser within two hours of being informed of the post, according to the Journal Sentinel, saying his views were unacceptable.

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