Obama and Walker: A Contrast in Campaigns

Tomorrow Wisconsin voters will be asked to make a decision whether or not to recall Governor Scott Walker after a sixteen month long effort by Walker's opponents to oust him from office. But something else has been happening in the state of Wisconsin for the last sixteen months besides the massive recall effort - Governor Scott Walker's policies.  During his campaign for governor, Scott Walker promised to implement some very specific and controversial policies to deal with Wisconsin's fiscal problems. After he was elected, Governor Walker made good on his promises, and although the legislative road hit some pretty rough spots, Governor Walker finally signed his policies into law. Fast-forward to today and it's abundantly clear that time has played a key role in why Governor Scott Walker has a modest lead in the polls against his opponent. Since Governor Walker's policies became law, thousands of jobs have been saved and created, taxes have been cut, municipalities across the...(Read Full Post)