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Michigan Is the New Wisconsin

The fight over right-to-work in Michigan will go on at least through the 2014 elections. Expect recall attempts, lawsuits, ballot questions, and more money poured into the gubernatorial and state legislative races than ever before. Last night, I attended a meeting of distinguished Michigan conservatives. It was off the record, but I’ll share one quote from Joe Lehman of the (indispensable) Mackinac Center because he gave permission: “We’re looking at two years of war to hold the ground we took today.”

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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