By Jeff Simpson
Yesterday I pointed out that the weekend messages between Mary Burke, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and Scott Walker is virtually indistinguishable.
Apparently Zach @bloggingblue took some umbrage with pointing out the truth, so he dug up an OLD quote from Marty Beil.
The problem is, and I know that Zach understands this, that quote is 3 years old when the state was incredibly different. In 2010 the left and all of their supporters got their ass kicked badly in the election. They knew that the first thing that the republicans would do is come to them for their pound of flesh.
The union leadership understood this and offered it up. As John Mccain says "elections have consequences" and when 40% of the union membership votes for people who want their scalp, then you have to pay the piper when those people get elected. That is the way the world works these days.
So to use a three year old quote that was said while ACT10 was being debated, is downright dishonest. It also assumes that the world or the state has not changed since then. In the real world, we know that ACT10 was an abject failure. It has been responsible for the state lagging behind in pretty much economic indicator that is measurable.
If you want to compare what Mary Burke says now to what Marty Beil says now, you should ask him!
Sly did just that yesterday:
"For her to say they should have paid more is a stupid thing to say" Marty Biel