Notice that the senator said this to “a gaggle of bloggers at the Heritage Foundation.” Thus he gave those troops a major talking point, and would have them all go forth and spread that gospel.


WI GOP Senator: Supreme Court Race ‘Took The Wind Out’ Of Union Sails
Evan McMorris-Santoro | April 12, 2011, 2:50PM

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) told a gaggle of bloggers at the Heritage Foundation Tuesday that the controversial results of the state Supreme Court race in the Badger State surprised him, and indicate that Wisconsin isn’t as pro-union as the thousands who gathered in and around the state capitol in Madison during the collective bargaining fight might want to think.

He also said that the battle between pro and anti-collective bargaining sides during the budget fight last month was much uglier than has been reported, with unknown leftist “thuggery” leading many state legislators to be “intimidated.”

Johnson, who replaced Sen. Russ Feingold (D) in the Senate in the Republican sweep of the Wisconsin ballot in 2010, said that the apparent defeat of liberal Supreme Court candidate JoAnne Kloppenberg will significantly slow the roll of unions as they attempt to stop Republicans across the country from passing laws they don’t like.

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2 Comments to “More propaganda from Wisconsin GOP: SC race “took the wind out” of union sails!”

  • He climbed out of his hole!! But not to speak with the people of Wisconsin. What does Ron Johnson have in common with Scott Walker? (que the Kanye)? They are both gold-diggers. How about them bootstraps!! Ah, the union ruse, it’s all about the unions. They are dismantling our excellent public schools, they are consolidating power in the executive branch, they are attacking our senior citizens and vets, but let’s just focus on the unions.

  • Interesting, Kathy fails to explain where the missing ballots originated from:

    I guess we are just suppose to surmise. 20.000 absentee ballots from Waukesha County? We can guess.

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