Maddow on How Wisconsin Recall Results Are Making Ohio GOPers Think Twice

The results of the Wisconsin recall elections over the past two weeks are already spreading tangibly beyond the state, most notably in Ohio, where governor John Kasich previously tried to take a page out of Scott Walker's book and curtail bargaining rights for public-sector unions.

Now, after two Wisconsin GOP state senators have lost their seats, he's backtracking in a major way and asking unions to forgive past altercations and negotiate in good faith. Interesting turn of events, huh?

Rachel Maddow discussed last night how the recalls may have helped stemmed the tide of anti-labor extremism.

Watch below.


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AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at August 18, 2011, 6:46am

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