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Millions of Dollars Later, Wisconsin Dems Win Last Two Recall Elections

The final two Wisconsin senate recall elections ended in victory for Democrats on Tuesday, so hooray for that because it is good, and also maybe now is a time to reflect on the fact that this series of nine recall votes cost “candidates and outside interest groups” an estimated $31 million. What is that, like 600 annual teacher salaries? Probably “somewhere down the road” after the history of the post-civil war American sell-off to the Chinese has been written, people may begin to reflect that the U.S. flushed itself down the toilet shortly after it started spending serious amounts of money on state-level governance questions like “should we elect the woman who believes that public schools indoctrinate children with Nazism to represent us, or the Democrat?” That is the description of one of yesterday’s recall races, which the Democrats won, thank God. Besides that weird and depressing thought, what is our other takeaway? Read more on Millions of Dollars Later, Wisconsin Dems Win Last Two Recall Elections…