Prepare for pushback. That from a Wisconsin political scientist (Associate Prof. Aaron Weinschenk) as Tony Evers takes office. Evers already endured a lame-duck session orchestrated by Republican leaders. Weinschenk says don’t expect the political hostility to go away anytime soon. While many fear a gridlocked state system, Weinschenk says this is more common than not and represents checks and balances. See more.