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  •  Way premature at best. (9+ / 0-)

    Walker won by 6 points in the biggest GOP year in modern history, then by 7 in what was in hindsight an ill-advised recall.  In the meantime, Dems gained three State Senate seats through recalls.  Let's wait for a general election that ISN'T in the biggest GOP year in modern history before we pronounce the patient dead.  Who knows, you might be suprised...

    White Male, 36, New FL-14 (Castor), proud father of a 4-year-old daughter. "Who let the dogs out? Who? Who?" - Mitt Romney, MLK Day 2008.

    by spiderdem on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 07:05:11 AM PDT

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    •  Has anyone quantified just how many people (1+ / 0-)
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      were against the recall process itself?

      Also, I know a lot of people disagree, but I really believe that if Walker had tried to end the collective bargaining process for all state workers, he'd have lost the recall battle. There's a certain segment that will always vote Republican, but I suspect enough people would have been chipped away to make him fail.

      It's entirely possible we might end up in such a position in a few years. If/when that happens, perhaps enough public workers will unite to bounce these clowns from office.

      "The election of Mitt Romney and a supporting congress this November would be a...disaster for America. Think of the trainwreck that has been the Conservative government in Britain since 2010. And square it."--Brad DeLong

      by bjssp on Tue Sep 18, 2012 at 07:14:53 AM PDT

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