The Walker Recall

Robert Borosage, OurFuture.org, June 6, 2012 That Governor Scott Walker survived the recall in Wisconsin is a tragic setback for the stunning citizen’s movement that challenged his extremist agenda in Wisconsin.
 Its implications are likely to be exaggerated by the right, and underplayed by progressives. Here are some thoughts on its meaning. 1. Extremism will be challenged: Scott Walker is now a conservative hero. The right’s mighty Wurlitzer will argue that Republican Governors and legislators will be emboldened because he survived. ... The