Wanted: one Veto-Man!
.Nobody likes to have salary/privileges cut, so it’s not surprising that first reactions to Walkers budget cuts in March 2011 included rebellion and threats of recall.
But beyond the initial frustration of living through budget and bargaining privilege cuts, recallers should consider where a recall would steer us.
Suppose the recall is successful; what happens next?
Will the recession go away?
What politician would consider the politically suicidal prospect of governing with both legislatures controlled by the opposition? Little other than a long list of vetoes would head his/her potential portfolio of accomplishments.
Is there a delusional narcissist, a fictional masochistic super hero to be found in Wisconsin who would find this proposition attractive?
Classifieds: WANTED: One Veto-Man!
Recallers are already struggling to find a replacement.
Russ Feingold has already said no.
Further down the line
What other jobs would the Governor’s replacement face? continue reading…