The Democrats' Recall Bomb

Over the next week, we're going to hear a lot, good or bad but not indifferent, about the Wisconsin recall elections.  To recapitulate: the climax of last winter's wild and lengthy campaign against Gov. Scott Walker's public-employee reforms was a threat to recall a number of state representatives who had voted in favor of the bill.  The Wisconsin left carried out the threat and now the day of reckoning is at hand.  (A smaller number of Democrats who fled to Illinois to deprive the state Senate of a quorum were also hit with recall petitions.) The question of the public employee bill was settled permanently by the State Supreme Court last week in a decision that overthrew Judge Maryann Sumi's attempt to interfere with implementation of Walker's reform plan.  But the recall elections are still hanging over Wisconsin's politicians.  The left-liberals have got themselves a new political weapon. Democrat inability to prevail at the ballot box has led to tactics of...(Read Full Article)

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