Obama to Wisconsin Democrats: I've Just Been So Busy Lately . . .
From the Tuesday edition of the Jolt:
Obama Finally Gives Wisconsin Democrats His Excuse: I Was Busy, Okay?
Reporter from local television affiliate Green Bay (WBAY): “There are a lot of Democrats in the state that have told …
How Scott Walker Helped Unions and Democrats Tonight
Believe it or not, by winning his recall election – by a 57 percent to 42 percent margin at this hour – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has done his foes – the Wisconsin Democratic Party, the public sector unions, the progressives and …
Tom Barrett, Not Yet Winning Over Brewers Fans
Campaign Spot reader Steve gives us a Wisconsin recall report from the Pirates-Brewers game:
I drove from Chicago to Milwaukee on Sunday to watch my beloved Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Milwaukee Brewers. During the third inning, the jumbotron began showing …
Walker Unveils Ad Hitting Barrett on False Crime Reports
The Scott Walker campaign is up on the air with a new ad that spotlights the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s investigative report uncovering hundreds of crimes misreported by the Milwaukee Police Department — seriously undermining Tom Barrett’s claim that crime …
Tom Barrett's Been Bragging About Falsified Crime Reduction Figures
Today the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel unveils a special report, revealing that the Milwaukee Police Department has been misreporting and misclassifying violent crimes — hundreds of beatings, stabbings and child abuse cases — resulting in public summaries that claim violent crime …
DNC Turning Down Wisconsin Democrats' Requests?
Interesting: The DNC is refusing to kick in $500,000 to help Wisconsin Democrats unseat Scott Walker.
The DNC has $24.4 million cash-on-hand as of late April.
The unnamed Wisconsin Democrat quoted in the above report says, “we’re even in the …
Tidal Wave About to Hit Wisconsin?
Votes for Republican Mark Neumann, former congressman, who came in second with 38.7 percent of the vote in his party’s gubernatorial primary: 237,755.
Votes for Democrat Tom Barrett, mayor of Milwaukee, who won his party’s gubernatorial nomination with 90.5 percent of …
Are You Sure He's Looking at the Wallet?
I think the Republican Governors Association is being generous in its assessment of what Tom Barrett, the Democratic candidate for governor in Wisconsin, is looking at in the file footage in his commercial:
Enraged Lefty Slaps Barrett for Conceding
Those warm, loving, kind-hearted leftists will turn on you so fast: last night an enraged supporter of Tom Barrett slapped him for conceding the race.
(HT: The Hope for America.)
I don’t recall – no pun intended – this …
Decision Day Dawns in Wisconsin
It’s Tuesday, Recall Election Day in Wisconsin. I wonder if MSNBC will see a surge in viewers tonight, as optimistic (but hopefully not overconfident) righties tune in to watch the hosts’ collective meltdown?
From the Morning Jolt today:
Wisconsin's Recall Madness Could Use Some Avenging
Wednesday’s Morning Jolt features lot of discussion on Greece, a look at the Obama campaign’s continuing emphasis on the candidate’s personal narrative, and then this development in America’s Dairyland:
End the Division in Wisconsin! Obey the …
Allen on Walker: 'Every Indication Now Is That He's Going to Win Big.'
It’s amazing how fast the conventional wisdom shifts. I have been cautiously optimistic about Governor Scott Walker’s odds in the Wisconsin recall; polls have pretty consistently put him right around 50 percent and his rival, Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett, …
Stephanie Cutter: Wisconsin Recall? What Wisconsin Recall?
On MSNBC, Chuck Todd just asked Obama’s deputy campaign manager, Stephanie Cutter, if the DNC – controlled by Obama, remember – would be sending financial assistance to Tom Barrett, Wisconsin Democrats, and other folks hoping to unseat Wisconsin Gov. …
Dissecting These New Wisconsin Polls...
It’s entirely possible that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s efforts to control his state’s spending, and end collective bargaining on non-wage matters by public sector unions is not winning the battle of public opinion. If this sort of …
The web site for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett has disappeared. Visitors to the site www.barrettforwisconsin.com were greeted with a message today saying that the domain name expired on Wednesday and was awaiting either renewal or deletion. …