Well, there's a reason that Capper and his masters at AFSCME are fixated on defeating Walker.
The central battle in our time is over political primacy. It is a competition between the public sector and the private sector over who defines the work and the institutions that make a nation thrive and grow.
Henninger's right, and the unions know it.
What's the big deal? Well, in Massachusetts:
...spending in specific public categories there skyrocketed the past 20 years (1987 to 2007).
Public safety: up 139%; social services, 130%; education, 44%. And of course Medicaid Madness, up 163%, before MassCare kicked in more Medicaid obligations.
Most likely, the Wisconsin numbers are comparable; it's possible that they're even worse.
And when FOUR mayoral candidates from a "conservative" area have already rolled over to Big Government without a peep, it's going to be worse.