June 16, 2011
MICHAEL WALSH: The Good Guys Won In Wisconsin.
The last thing the country needs is more wrangling over what should be a few simple principles. One is that the three branches of government are separate and equal, each given autonomy within their own spheres. Another is that elections ought to mean something.
Walker ran on a clear platform of fiscal reform, and the voters agreed. If, in 18 months, the residents of Wisconsin don’t like the results, they’re free to alter the makeup of the Legislature, which now has Republican majorities in both houses, and in 2014, throw Walker out on his ear.
On the other hand, Russ Feingold says “The game’s not over until we win.” By any means necessary, apparently.