In any event, the ads appear to be backfiring, as people realize that Barrett has no positive message and cannot even bring himself to mention Act 10, the supposedly union-busting budget-balancing legislation Walker pushed through, for the simple reason that it has worked so well, including for the City of Milwaukee. Here is the latest polling:
If this is even close to right, the recall election next week is going to be a wipe out for Walker. That will do a few things:
- Discredit public employee unions and embolden conservative politicians across the country who realize that they need to be reined in.
- Put Wisconsin in play in November.
- Make Scott Walker a major player nationally.