Wisconsin: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

photo (45) If you missed it yesterday – there was some other news, after all – here’s my piece on the Wisconsin Democrats’ lurch toward a recall election that they’re a bit less excited about. Instead of a dream candidate, the power of unions and liberal activism led to the re-nomination of Tom Barrett, the Milwaukee mayor defeated in 2010 by Scott Walker. He’s looked at skeptically by labor. But because he polled a bit better, he overpowered the union-backed candidate Kathleen Falk – a true product of Madison and the revolution.
(Photo by me, in Madison, at a Falk event.)