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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Endorses Walker

11:20 PM, May 19, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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The Milwakuee Journal Sentinel, the largest newspaper in Wisconsin, has endorsed Republican governor Scott Walker in the June 5 recall election:

No governor in recent memory has been so controversial. No governor in America is so polarizing. Everyone has an opinion about Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin.

Here's ours: We see no reason to remove Walker from office. We recommend him in the June 5 recall election.

Walker's rematch with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was prompted by one issue: Walker's tough stance with the state's public-employee unions. It's inconceivable that the recall election would be occurring absent that. And a disagreement over a single policy is simply not enough to justify a vote against the governor.

Read the whole thing here, and be sure to read Stephen F. Hayes's article on Walker and the recall election in the newest issue of THE WEEKLY STANDARD

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