In the wake of Wisconsin's recall vote, much of the buzz is about what Gov. Scott Walker's victory means for the future of organized labor and a Democratic Party dependent on the unions' shrinking political muscle. But the more glaring takeaway is that money talks – or, as Politico puts it, "shouts." Reporting from the Center for Public Integrity and Mother Jones, among others, reveals the vast financial advantage that Walker held over Democratic Mayor of Milwaukee Tom Barrett: MORE...
Wednesday, June 06, 2012
"Wisconsin Recall: A Big Win for Big Money"
Daniel Adler (Rolling Stone):