I’ve heard pundits argue whether the public is going to be sympathetic to Wisconsin’s public employee union protests or unsympathetic. Both sides make plausible arguments. I will only say that my initial reaction was that this was likely to be a new Tea Party of the left which could undo much of what Fox News…..sorry, I mean the Tea Party, did in the 2010 elections.
Added to stories like this one about the Republican Congress the GOP Congress might look like a group photo of 300 Dan Quayles standing in the glare of headlights come 2012.
Upping the ante in the budget faceoff, the Obama administration warned that workers who distribute Social Security benefits might be furloughed if congressional Republicans force cuts in government spending.