‘They’re now talking $70 to $80 million total spent in this race, of which I’m sure the vast majority will be out-of-state union money,” says Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. “It’s their Waterloo.”
Last year, Walker provoked a firestorm when he signed a state budget that limited the collective-bargaining ability of public-employee unions. This year, the unions are exacting their revenge. They’ve collected enough signatures to force a recall election, scheduled for June, in which Walker will face off with a yet-to-be-determined Democratic opponent, who no doubt will be largely funded by Walker’s union enemies.
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