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PeaceNikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-10-11 12:56 PM
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42. Not in this county, though. See... THAT'S the thing a lot of you don't get.
Edited on Sun Apr-10-11 01:14 PM by PeaceNikki
This is a wealthy, affluent, white-collar, private sector, bible-thumping county.

Yes, I have TOTALLY had a TON of interaction with Republicans with buyer's remorse. In Madison.... people from other parts of the state. DO NONE of them here feel that way? I can't say but I have never met a Republican from Waukesha who is running from Walker. Not one. In fact, they are fucking RABID here.

By and large the Republicans jumping ship are the ones who are public sector workers, there aren't many of those in these parts. Nate Silver parsed the numbers at the county level, and if he went to the city level you'd see those are mostly in 2 or 3 communities here. Brookfield is NOT one. The city of Waukesha is. Menomonee Falls is.

The other group jumping ship are union workers. Again, very few here. And honestly, even the union workers here are private sector hard-core Republicans who hate public sector workers and will cut off their noses to spite their faces.

This is a Repubican stronghold. The land of McMansions gaudily built on beautiful lakes and megachurches and private academy for their kids and country clubs and gated communities and confederate flags (YES, I swear) proudly waving in the wind on the homes in the "poorer" areas.
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