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One of the myriad throw-it-all-against-the-wall-and-see-if-it-sticks arguments that has come from the Walker camp regarding the recall is that some enterprising citizen registered the domain on the very day that Walker was elected, Nov. 2, 2010 -- before Walker had even had a chance to wreak havoc.

It now appears that was spoken for on April 10 of this year, weeks before he even won the primary.  The registration went through DomainsByProxy so the name of the registrant is not publicly available -- which makes me suspect that this involved a certain amount of sophistication and coordination. was then snagged on May 10, after the primary but (obviously) before the election that will happen on Tuesday.  My hunch is that this one is a less-sophisticated enterprising-citizen move because the name is not hidden.

No wonder the Walker camp is predicting another recall season after this one, if Tom Barrett wins the election.  The groundwork is already being laid.


Update: After seeing the first few comments, and re-reading the diary, I should perhaps point out -- I'm not at all worried about a recall of Barrett.  I'm just agape at this yet-another-instance of unrepentant, unremitting hypocrisy.  How else to describe a strategy of blaming the other side for occasioning something that you yourselves are planning to do?!


Tin cup (shamelessly stolen from the incomparable Puddytat) below the cheese curd.

For Tom Barrett, Democratic candidate for Governor

For Mahlon Mitchell, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor.

For Lori Compas, Democratic candidate for State Senate to replace Scott Fitzgerald (former Republican Majority Leader).

For John Lehman, Democratic candidate for State Senate to replace Van Waangard

For Kristen Dexter, Democratic candidate for State Senate to replace Terry Moulton

For Donna Seidel, Democratic candidate for State Senate for the seat vacated by Pam Galloway.

If you can't decide, you can always contribute to the Democratic Party of Wisconsin or We Are Wisconsin.

Thanks for your support!

Originally posted to AnnieJo on Sun Jun 03, 2012 at 08:38 AM PDT.

Also republished by Badger State Progressive, ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement, and Progressive Hippie.

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