Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Alderwoman Heather Kuhl was reportedly caught running a secret, now-deleted Twitter account where she routinely posted profane, unhinged attacks on President Trump and Republicans. She also gave her unfiltered take on the violence that beset Wauwatosa this week.
The name of the account, “Vanilla Vixen,” is thought to be a reference to Vanilla Vixen Cakes, a bakery Kuhl once owned. The profile picture is of Kuhl wearing a knit squid-like mask that covers her face.
Wauwatosa made headlines last week after riots erupted in response to news that the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office would not criminally indict a Wauwatosa police officer for fatally shooting a black teenager back in early February.
The victim, 17-year-old Alan Cole, was armed when police tried to arrest him. The officer, Joseph Mensah, is also black,