Defective democracy

posted by
February 22, 2011
The American Prospect    
Posted in PND Commentary

"'The tide is turning, and people are turning against this bill to take away worker rights in Wisconsin,' says a determined state Sen. Mark Miller, a Democrat from Wisconsin, his voice hoarse from a non-stop schedule of interviews with media from around the nation. 'If the governor remains intransigent, there will be consequences,' he vowed. Miller is one of 14 fugitive Democratic state senators who refuse to be present in the State Senate, denying the 17 Republicans Senators a chance to pass of the nation's most radical assault on public-employee rights ever witnessed." (02/22/11)  

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