Here’s what the Washington Post reports from Wisconsin, re: Alberta Darling, the 5th Republican now up for recall in that state:

“Wisconsin conservatives added three Democratic state senators and one Republican senator [sic] to the list of lawmakers in line for recall elections over their opposition to or support of Gov. Scott Walker’s law curtailing collective-bargaining rights for public employees.”

(http://www.washingtonpost.com/todays_paper/A%20Section/2011-04-22/A/4/20.0.2601445928_epaper.html)

This news is, to say the least, confusing, as Darling has in fact been one of Walker’s staunchest allies vis-a-vis his union-busting bill, nor, therefore, do “Wisconsin conservatives” have any beef with her:

http://thepoliticalenvironment.blogspot.com/2011/03/scott-walker-could-retire-alberta.html

http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2011/feb/17/alberta-darling/wisconsin-state-sen-alberta-darling-says-unions-pr/

http://greenbayprogressive.com/progressive/story.asp?storyid=3643

http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2011/February/Controversial-Wisconsin-Union-Bill-Expected-to-Pass/

So I don’t get it.

MCM



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