Wealthy Republican millionaires running for office are encouraged, if just for their monetary advantage. Even multibillionaires are more than welcome to join the team as long as they play sugar daddy enablers of completely unqualified right wing candidates.
WISGOP is in need of a bag to breath into, as they hyperventilate over the thought of making their failed governor look good against the likes of a business savvy Democrat. Especially when knucklehead Reince Priebus left behind a second rate crew to run the party.
On Upfront with Mike Gousha, Mary Burke matter-of-factly stated her agenda, history, dashed GOP talking points, and took the high road to the governorship, giving up nothing.
As for Walker's bad budgeting:
There's more at Upfront, with the link above.