Barrett: Recall is Walker's fault

A novel approach by the Democratic candidate seeking to unseat Governor Scott Walker in the June 5 recall election. Duluth News Tribune: Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, down in the polls to Gov. Scott Walker, aggressively went after the first-term Republican in a debate Friday and accused him of purposefully dividing the state and triggering the June 5 recall election. A feisty Barrett kept Walker on the defensive throughout much of the hour-long debate in Milwaukee, which was broadcast live statewide just 11 days before the election. Walker is only the nation's third governor to ever stand for recall. The previous two, most recently California Gov. Gray Davis in 2003, were defeated. Polls show a tight race, with Walker holding a narrow lead within the margin of error of two publicly released polls within the past 10 days. Walker, who defeated Barrett in 2010 by 5 points to win election as governor, was targeted for recall after successfully passing a law last...(Read Full Post)