Posted by: maboulette | November 9, 2011

VOTERS STRIKE BACK AT GOP OVERREACH

DFLA banner at the 2006 March for Life, courte...

Not so fast, Republicans. Populists came out swinging at the ballots yesterday, defeating key Republican initiatives in multiple states. Ohio voters struck down an anti-union law that would have restricted collective-bargaining rights for hundreds of thousands of public employees. Meanwhile, in Mississippi, the anti-abortion “personhood” amendment to the state constitution, a dramatic measure would have defined life as starting at conception, was decisively defeated. The Daily Beast’s John Avlon writes that conservatives’ 2010 landslide has hit a wall—but Democrats were still denied a clear-cut victory.

Read it at The Daily Beast


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  1. Shakin’ up the world. I like it!


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