Saturday, January 21, 2012

"Stand With Governor Walker": Anthem Of Desperation

Now that opponents of Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) have collected one million signatures for a recall election, he needs all the help he can get. Glen Shulfer's musical anthem will probably not provide much aid, however, especially since it insults Wisconsinites' intelligence with lyrics including, "He took on the deficit and asked the union folks to pay just a teeny, tiny bit, to make it fair in every way." Actually, Walker worsened the deficit by pushing through tax cuts for his wealthy supporters. He asked the union folks to pay, all right, by stripping their collective bargaining rights, a move that Walker himself admitted saves no money, and giving them a "teeny, tiny" 8 percent pay cut. Shulfer's tune is praised by conservative bloggers–a reminder that the following is not meant as satire. Listen:

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