June 11, 2012
WISCONSIN: Whatever happened to those robocalls telling people who’d signed the Walker recall petitions they didn’t have to vote in the recall election? “Since the reports were made in a manner and at a time when it served the interests of Walker opponents, I always suspected Walker opponents of either faking the reports or generating the calls to cause the reports. I’m even more suspicious now that the subject has been dropped. If the calls were real and really made by Walker supporters, the opponents who claimed they got the calls or claimed they heard complaints about the calls would have an interest now in laying out the evidence. The silence is telling.”
It was battlespace preparation, intended to provide shouting points in the event of a close enough election to spur a recount. Since it wasn’t close, the shouting points weren’t needed and the whole thing became inoperative.