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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:46 PM
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Walker Reacts To Kloppenburg Win: Those hippies in Madison donít count.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2011

1:58 PM: Walker: Spring election results show disparity between Madison, rest of state
Gov. Scott Walker said this afternoon that the spring election results show there are "two very different worlds in this state."

"You've got a world driven by Madison, and a world driven by everybody else out across the majority of the rest of the state of Wisconsin," Walker said at a press conference in the Capitol.

Walker said he didn't believe the election was a referendum on his policies, saying the results reinforce Wisconsin's status as a "purple" state. He attributed other victories by Dem-backed candidates outstate to local factors, while noting that conservative candidates such as Jim Ladwig in Racine also emerged victorious Tuesday. In particular, he said the results in the race for his former post as Milwaukee County executive reflected its status as a "dark blue county."

Walker added that Justice Prosser's performance in many parts of the state bodes well for GOP senators who may face recall elections later this year.

http://elections.wispolitics.com/2011/04/walker-spring-...
http://news.firedoglake.com/2011/04/06/kloppenburg-decl... /
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:47 PM
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1. Whistling past the graveyard
If it makes you feel better, Scott :thumbsup:
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damntexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:05 PM
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17. It should make us feel better if he really believes it.
But then, he usually lies, so probably doesn't believe a word of it.
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Bill McBlueState Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:47 PM
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2. yes, it's that old Republican idea
that square miles are what counts, not voters.

Same deal when they were so excited about all the red in 2008's state-by-state map.
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Zambero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:09 PM
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19. Got them GOP big ole red county blues
Cows and sheep outnumber the human folk out that way, but DAMN IT anyway, the resident critters don't get to vote!
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davidthegnome Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:49 PM
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3. He will be filled with hubris until the very end
May his end be very bitter and painful - he has earned it.
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Roy Ellefson Donating Member (75 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:49 PM
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4. Take that Scott Walker
Scotty, the voters of the following counties beg to differ:

Adams
Ashland
Bayfield
Chippewa
Crawford
Douglas
Dunn
Eau Claire
Grant
Green
Iowa
Iron
Jackson
Juneau
Kenosha
La Crosse
Lafayette
Menomonie
Monroe
Pepin
Pierce
Portage
Richland
Rock
Sauk
Trempeleau
Washburn
Wood

Eat it Scotty, you're going down.
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The Magistrate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:49 PM
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Whistling Past The Graveyard, Ma'am....
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yellowcanine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:49 PM
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5. Keep shucking and jiving while you still can, Scotty. Your reckoning is coming.
We may just have a chance to see how "purple" Wisconsin is yet.
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notadmblnd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:50 PM
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6. let see if he says it's not a referendum on his policies when the recall petition is filed against
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 03:51 PM by notadmblnd
him next year.
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SoCalNative Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:51 PM
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7. Denial
it's not just a river in Egypt...
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EC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:55 PM
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8. can't read spread sheets Scotty?
Look at the results...many other areas in the west and north voted for her...
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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:12 PM
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21. He should be talking about Milwaukee
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lunatica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:58 PM
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9. Soon even the Koch brothers will kick his useless ass to the curb.
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 03:58 PM by lunatica
Because Liberals will love him.
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onehandle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:58 PM
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10. But it's a statewide result.
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 03:58 PM by onehandle
Walker is nuts.
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Ikonoklast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 03:59 PM
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11. Feeling a cold chill, Scotty?
You ain't seen nuttin' yet, pally.
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Bunny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:00 PM
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12. Suck it, Walker!
HA HA!
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louis-t Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:00 PM
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13. "I shoulda taken away ther right teh vote while I coulda."
Dumbass Scott Walker
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Zambero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:00 PM
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14. Dane County (Madison) has 6% of WI's precincts
That's 248 out of 3630. So the notion that voter support contributing to Kloppenburg's victory was somehow "spotty" outside of Madison is a self-serving lie. Walker proclaims the existence of "two worlds" in the state of Wisconsin. I wonder if he also realizes that his own particular "world" has just gotten smaller? Congrats to Wisconsin and on to the recalls!!!
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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:15 PM
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22. Dane produced 12.3 percent of the vote
compared to only 10.2 last Fall.

Milwaukee is over 15% of the state vote.
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Zambero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:04 PM
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28. Anyway you slice it, Walker is toast
I'm not sure whether HE realizes it just yet, and he will save face to the extent possible with ridiculous analogies, but he's already set the stage for a huge bringdown of the GOP in Wisconsin and elsewhere. Mathematically, it would be a tough sell for Walker to spin the notion that a single county ("WI World A") with 12.3% of the votes cast somehow "defeated" the other 87.7% (Walker's preferred "WI World B"). His sense of denial seems to exclude the simple fact that he's the governor of ONE state whose combined vote determines the outcome of elections.
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City Lights Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:01 PM
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15. Face it, Scut. You suck and now everyone knows it.
I can't wait until the good people of Wisconsin recall your ass and kick it to the curb.
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cascadiance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:04 PM
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16. Walker, you're sucking a bit too much on that Kochaine koolaid!
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:06 PM
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18. Kochaine koolaid! Kochroaches! I'm lovin' it
Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah This needs its own thread :rofl:
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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:10 PM
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20. I'm surprised he didn't say, "This is why we need voter ID laws."
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fascisthunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:17 PM
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23. damn... things didn't go as planned, huh you Fascist Punk?
well, the Koches are very upset at you for letting them down... tsk, tsk, tsk. Run to your masters, you puke!
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Ramulux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:17 PM
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24. Denial much?
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Kingofalldems Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:22 PM
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25. When he runs for national office-he'll substitute 'Washington' for Madison
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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:50 PM
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26. Sour Grapes
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intheflow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:58 PM
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27. They may not count but they sure as hell vote.
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 04:58 PM by intheflow
Cry me a river, Scottie! :nopity:

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divine_truine Donating Member (149 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:05 PM
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29. WHAT A CREEP!
I'm from washington state & i'm loving this! The people of Wisconsin have really ignited a much needed fire under everyone's feet that it's time to wake up and OBSERVE the fact that we are surrounded by KOCH_WHORE bought-&-paid-for elected officials who have NOT our best interests in mind but their own selfish, greedy, coroporate-bootlilcking agenda.

RECALL all of these motherf#@kers! And don't let the door hit you where jeebus split ya!
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gateley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:38 PM
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30. I just want to slap him. "Snap out of it!" nt
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Agent William Donating Member (628 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:40 PM
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31. I thought this was going to be another 'Downfalll' spoof
I guess that will be tomorrow...

But I say, save the 'Downfall' parody until after a few GOPer state senators have been recalled..
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ElsewheresDaughter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:40 PM
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32. oh what will he say when all the Recalls start rolling in and the state Senate goes BLUE
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tanyev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 06:07 PM
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33. And he would have been singing the exact opposite if Prosser had come out 5 votes ahead.
"This is a mandate in favor of my policies!"
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RBInMaine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 06:09 PM
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34. Oh FUCK YOU WALKER ! 19 counties FLIPPED Dem, and your clone got POUNDED.
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