Swing of the Pendulum?
Against The Current vol. 159

The Editors
Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/07/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14297

The defeat of the Wisconsin recall of anti-labor Governor Scott Walker, along with the Republican jubilation that followed, demands a close examination of the state of U.S. politics. In the post-Citizens United era, it’s certainly true that unlimited Super-PAC funds from the likes of the Koch Brothers and other dark corners of “the one percent” lubricate the political machinery of the right wing’s “ground game,” savage media wars, lying attack ads and voter suppression campaigns.