A few random thoughts on this morning after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election:
–Walker’s seven-percentage-point margin of victory matched my prediction of yesterday afternoon that he would win, “but not by nearly as much as the campaign spending on his behalf would suggest.” (See the pie charts above.)
–I take heart in the exit polls showing that most Wisconsin voters share my negative view of recall elections in general (most recently expressed HERE).
Sixty percent of Wisconsin voters said that recall elections were only appropriate for official misconduct, while 27 percent said “any reason,” and another 10 ...