A look at the day’s political happenings, including Mitt Romney’s latest campaign stop, Rick Santorum on whether he wants to serve in a Romney administration and a lawmaker performing in the “The Vagina Monologues.”
The results of last Tuesday’s elections are being heralded as the death of public-employee unions, if not the death of organized labor itself. They are also seen as the final chapter of the populist uprising that burst into life last year in the state capital of Madison—a “Cheddar Revolution” buried in a mountain of ballots. But a burial ceremony may prove premature.
Democrats have a lot to worry about if this week’s recall vote in Wisconsin was a bellwether for November’s election. But there’s another problem that might be even more worrisome for Barack Obama: the economic crisis in Europe and its potential spread across the globe. If the upcoming election is all about America’s economic fortunes, what’s a president to do?