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Big Labor's Big Boo-Boo
American Thinker ^ | 6/6/2012 | C. Edmund Wright

Posted on 06/06/2012 2:24:12 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross

Wow. Where to start?

The "it's gonna be a late night in Madison" notion was virtually over by the end of Happy Hour -- which no doubt did cause some very late nights instead in Washington and Chicago. With little or no happiness at all. And naturally there were also the comparisons to the vibes of the night Scott Brown took down the Kennedy seat in 2009. More on both of these dynamics shortly.

The real story is: what happened this spring in Wisconsin was not a recall election at all. Pure and simple, it was a mulligan. A childish do-over. Moreover, it was a battle of government union members and their families against pretty much everyone else. And when that really crystallized in the minds of the voters, the unions' cause was doomed. The name Tom Barrett is irrelevant here. The biggest losers last night -- and there were many -- were big labor generally and public service unions specifically.

Succinctly put, the petty, protected, pampered lefty government unions -- still indignant over Scott Walker's 2010 win -- simply threw a 75 million dollar tantrum as a third do over on that same election. And the unions' reward from the citizens of Wisconsin for a year and a half of hell was a resounding "go to hell" of epic proportions. And if anyone doubts that there is a God -- and that He has a sense of humor -- the Wisconsin State Motto is, yep, "Forward."

You can't make this stuff up.

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: biglabor; booboo; elections; milwaukee; scottwalker; wi2012; wisconsin
Boo hoo for "the petty, protected, pampered lefty government unions ..."
1 posted on 06/06/2012 2:24:16 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross
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To: Servant of the Cross
 
 
 
That flavor of leftists in Wisconsin are in a class to themselves - they're the Wile E. Coyote of politics. No matter how many times they go over the cliff and crater out in the canyon below they still think they can get the Roadrunner.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2 posted on 06/06/2012 2:32:45 PM PDT by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: C. Edmund Wright
It was the behavior of the unions in the Madison riots that really started the general public's focusing in on just how much these "public servants" are now making in salaries, pensions and health care, and how damned entitled they feel to all of this. That is what started all of this mess. The public was also tuned in to the unseemly nature of public sector unions ...


3 posted on 06/06/2012 2:32:45 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Servant of the Cross

A picture is worth........
Thanks!


4 posted on 06/06/2012 2:41:35 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Servant of the Cross

Top left picture reminds me of “Mummy Returns”...


5 posted on 06/06/2012 2:52:48 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over...)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Thank you for a good article. Time will tell if the GOP figures out what happened last night, and acts accordingly. So far, Romney hasn’t taken his campaign into McCain territory, so I’m hopeful. But...time will tell.

As for the Democrats, it’s good to see them not only in disarray from this win, but the financial outlay that accompanies it that will be hard to make up for November. Couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch of jerks...


6 posted on 06/06/2012 2:58:12 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Very good article. Now, will Romney take note of this in his candidacy and eventual Presidency?


7 posted on 06/06/2012 3:05:52 PM PDT by CharacterCounts (A vote for the lesser of two evils only insures the triumph of evil.)
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To: bcsco

Just cleaning out the Left’s stash of Hopium, one state at a time.


8 posted on 06/06/2012 3:05:52 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Servant of the Cross
"That's it man, game over man, game over! What are we gonna do now? What are we gonna do?"


9 posted on 06/06/2012 3:06:14 PM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt)
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To: CharacterCounts

Long way to go, especially here in Illinois. But if we have the hutzpah Wisconsin has shown, we can do it.


10 posted on 06/06/2012 3:16:38 PM PDT by bcsco
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To: Servant of the Cross

Geez! The maw on that woman in your picture.


11 posted on 06/06/2012 4:49:00 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: Iron Munro

I watch this video and think: “..to hear the lamentations of their women.”


12 posted on 06/06/2012 6:27:36 PM PDT by SkiKnee
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