Walker Wins, Wisconsinites Lose
Both candidates support wealth and power.
by Stephen Lendman
Morning headlines read more like obituaries than reason for anyone to celebrate. Despite pre-election polls suggesting either candidate could win, odds greatly favored Republican Scott Walker.
He outspent Democrat Tom Barrett around 25 - 1. Corporate backing made the difference. The Democrat National Committee (DNC) gave no financial or campaign support. Neither did Obama. Effectively they conceded. Final results didn't surprise.
On June 6, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel headlined "Walker wins recall race over Barrett," saying:
He became "the first governor in (US) history to survive a recall election...."
In March 2011, Boise State University's Political Science Professor Gary Moncrief said: