Today is D-day* in Wisconsin (*Democrats’ desperation in defeat)
I see Scott Walker and Rebecca Kleefisch prevailing in their recall elections today by, respectively, 4% and 5%. I predict all four state senators up for recall will also win; Van Wanggaard in Racine will be the closest, but he survives by 2%.
Polls close at 8.
The always marvelous George Will asks:
“The emblem displayed at some anti-Walker centers is an outline of Wisconsin rendered as a clenched fist, with a red star on the heel of the hand. Walker’s disproportionately middle-aged adversaries know the red star symbolized murderous totalitarianism, yet they flaunt it as a progressive ornament. Why? (“Wisconsin’s Peter Pan progressivism”)
• State Sen. Leah Vukmir said on Up Front to Vicki McKenna Monday evening that Tuesday’s election will mark the end of progressivism in Wisconsin. Whatever was good about progressivism – and the current Blue Book article is hagiography – has long gone sour when special interests saw government as a sugar daddy except when, as in Bloomberg’s New York, its experts aren’t using the coercive powers of the state to reform the ignorant hoi polloi.
• On Mr. Ed’s MSNBC comedy-variety hour, also last night, race-baiter Jesse Jackson likened Scott Walker to George Wallace, to the cheers of a blue-fisted crowd at Monona Terrace in downtown Madison.
• Massachusetts Democrats required photo ID to attend their state convention, Breitbart.com reports.
• Now more folks than ever can access the small nuggets of wisdom contained in Blaska’s Bring It! thanks to Politics In Stereo.
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That would be me, friends. Also representing Wisconsin from the Right is struggling young writer Christian Schneider. (Won’t someone please give the poor fella a break?)
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