The fact that Governor Walker has turned Wisconsin around so rapidly, DESPITE such lockstep opposition from the Left, makes his results all the more impressive. Once he wins reelection in November (and he will), watch for him to be one of the favorites to win the GOP nomination for President in 2016…
When Wisconsin governor Scott Walker first enacted his public employee union reforms, the left went nuts and took over the state capitol building. And lost.
Then they mounted a campaign to recall Walker. And lost.
Then they tried to use the force of government to intimidate and harass Walker supporters. And lost.
Now they’re running another candidate against Walker but he may have cut them off at the pass.
Michael Barone writes at The Washington Examiner…
Letting the cat out of the bag on the role of public employee unions
Noam Scheiber makes a good case for the importance of the Wisconsin governor’s race at the New Republic. But the most interesting thing comes in what Scheiber, perhaps inadvertently, admits. Referring to the limitations on public employee union bargaining imposed by Governor Scott Walker and the Republican legislature, Scheiber writes, “He’s effectively defunded a key Democratic constituency.”
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