Is Scott Walker’s latest stunt in Wisconsin just an attempt at revenge for his own mediocre academic career? Let’s take a look at the facts.
Been busy days out here in Wisconsin, what with all the turmoil wrought by “Boy Wonder” Scott Walker’s genius pre-emptory activation of the armed forces. Clearly the man missed his calling as an FBI hostage negotiator.
As of the time of this writing, the basic facts of the matter remain as they have for nearly a week now: Scott Walker has called for, and the public employees unions have agreed to, major financial concessions. Which raises the question as to why there remains so much upset a week into the farrago. I mean, if this were really about saving $ and ¢, why would Walker have bothered to call in the national guard, starting the meter running on their active-duty pay  when unions have caved on the only issue? Why does Walker still refuse even to negotiate non-financial issues?… Read the rest