Both national and Wisconsin-based Republican operatives tell the Huffington Post the party is being dramatically outworked and out-organized by Democrats in the recall campaigns being launched against state Senators.In related news, I have credible reports that the recall efforts against Republican State Senators Dan Kapanke and Randy Hopper have gathered no less than 60% of the total number of signatures needed to trigger recall elections, while the effort to recall Sen. Alberta Darling has gathered no less than 50% of the total number of signatures need to trigger a recall against Darling.
The operatives, who raised their concerns out of hope it would jar the GOP into assertiveness, argue complacency has taken over after Governor Scott Walker successfully shepherded his anti-collective bargaining bill into law. While the Wisconsin Democratic Party, with major assists from progressive groups and unions, has harnessed resentment towards the governor into a full-throttled effort to recall eight GOP Senators, neither the enthusiasm nor organizational acumen exists on the Republican side of the aisle.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Conservatives: we are being outworked and out-organized in recall efforts
I have to admit this brings a smile to my face: