If you're an antsy Republican in the state Senate, possibly facing an organized recall campaign, the recent surveys are a reminder that the political winds are blowing in the other direction -- and support from an unpopular governor won't do you any good.
It almost certainly won't help matters that Walker, just yesterday, sent out layoff notices to 1,500 state employees, effectively telling Democrats, "Meet all of my demands or the workers get it." No one is fired just yet, but the governor said job losses would begin in two weeks unless Dems agree to his union-busting crusade. MORE...
Monday, March 07, 2011
Benen: "THE CONSEQUENCES OF WALKER'S FALTERING SUPPORT"