Last night was a big election for the left, with many in the media claiming that it was the most important election before November. The progressive protesters were organized, MSNBC sent down Ed Schultz to cover the election, and the unions were doing everything they could to get their side to the polls. But at the end of the day, it wasn't enough to get Wisconsin to recognize that Scott Walker had actually done some good things in office and (shocker) maybe progressive politics weren't the answer. Has anyone said "I told you so" from our side yet? Ok, maybe a few. But we won't...it'd be wrong to gloat.
Ok, maybe there was a little gloating on radio this morning:
"It's just not right to do and I don't appreciate it," Glenn joked. "Especially when you realize that the labor unions lost their ass last night."
There were even some on the left claiming last night was
"You know what? Democracy is done. Democracies die all the time. Democracies, democracies have a very short life. You know, democ‑ ‑‑ you want to see what democracy looks like, go look at Egypt. Go look at Syria. That's what democracy looks like. You know, that's what it looks like. We're not a democracy. That's why we're a republic. And I'm here to say happy days are here again if democracy died last night. Because that means the republic will live," Glenn said.