Surprise endorsement of Walker by liberal newspaper

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is the largest newspaper in Wisconsin and has a decidedly liberal tilt. The paper opposed Governor Scott Walker's collective bargaining reform and takes a dim view of Republicans in general. But to their credit, they see no reason to recall the Republican governor: No governor in recent memory has been so controversial. No governor in America is so polarizing. Everyone has an opinion about Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Here's ours: We see no reason to remove Walker from office. We recommend him in the June 5 recall election. Walker's rematch with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was prompted by one issue: Walker's tough stance with the state's public-employee unions. It's inconceivable that the recall election would be occurring absent that. And a disagreement over a single policy is simply not enough to justify a vote against the governor. A Marquette Law School Poll in January showed that many people in the Badger State agree. In that poll, 72% of...(Read Full Post)