Skip to comments.Barney Frank: Dems, unions made 'big mistake' in pushing for Wisconsin recall
Posted on 06/06/2012 4:37:40 PM PDT by Justaham
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) slammed unions and liberal activists for pushing to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).
"I think the people on the Democratic side made a big mistake and the funding thing was a big deal," Frank told The Hill Wednesday afternoon, alluding to Republicans' big cash advantage in the race. "My side picked a fight they shouldn't have picked. The recall was upsetting to people, the rerun of the election with [Democratic Milwaukee Mayor] Tom Barrett it's not a fight I would have picked."
Walker survived the recall by a comfortable 7-point margin over Barrett on Tuesday, leading Republicans to crow that the state is in play in the fall and claiming the vote was an affirmation of Walker's tough policies towards public-sector unions. When asked if the race had any national implications, Frank shook his head.
"People need to be more strategic about the fights they pick," he said.
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Barney may be upset with Wisconsin today, but he’ll always be a packers fan...
So they wasted a lot of money that would be needed in November?
Barney gets it! Oops!
Barny Frank gets the Monday Morning Quarterbacking award.
He’s on his way out the door and doesn’t need their support. Must be that whoever intends to hire him for lobbying doesn’t have union interests.
angling for a job with Fox..
almost too subtle
I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Barney didn't get that round mouth from eating square meals.
That’s pretty nasty. But roflmao!
Captain Obvious the Fag has 20/20 hindsight.
Sheesh, you guys are something else. I just lost my appetite.
Whfo cfan ewen unferstfand fis mwan?
I can't visualize him as a quarterback...maybe as a cross-dressing cheerleader complete with pompoms.
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