Woman’s Christian Temperance Union president Rita Wert said Tuesday that serving beer at the so-called brat summit sets a bad example. She says the problems facing Wisconsin are serious and the judgments of policy makers should not be clouded by alcohol.The current president is named Wert and a predecessor was named Tooze. There are still 5,000 members in the organization, which was at one time powerful enough to have gotten Prohibition enacted, according to the article.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker attempts to build bipartisan cooperation by inviting legislators from both parties to a Brat Summit. The heirs to the campaign for equal voting rights complained.