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Scott Walker and ‘freedom of choice’

In a fundraising email, the Wisconsin gov says: “We gave the freedom of choice to public employees.”

All recent polls show Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker running ahead in the upcoming June 5 recall election.

In a fundraising email to supporters this morning, Walker calls the recall effort “senseless” and “baseless.” My favorite paragraph from the fundraiser:

The moment I became Governor, I set about the work that the people of Wisconsin sent me to do. We eliminated the deficit left by my Democrat predecessor. We gave the freedom of choice to public employees.  (The bold face is in the original)  Our reforms have allowed public employees to decide if they would like to spend (in some cases more than a thousand dollars a year in dues) or keep their hard earned money. We finally put the control of state government back where it belongs, in the hands of the people.