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‘There was a referendum on this issue and the unions lost’



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On Meet the Press this morning, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) explains the democratic process and provides some context regarding the ongoing union protests in Wisconsin. In short, to paraphrase a certain President of the United States: Elections have consequences, and at the end of the day, Scott Walker won.

 

Graham: “In a democracy, when you run on something, you do have an obligation to fulfill your promise. [Gov. Walker] didn’t take anybody by surprise, he’s doing exactly what he said. There was a referendum on this issue and the unions lost, and the Democrats in Wisconsin should come back to Wisconsin to have votes.”  



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