I have spent the majority of the day reading articles and Facebook posts about the amazing turnout Governor Walker had on Tuesday. It is not because he had a real opponent. The fact is that 626,000 people voted for Governor Walker, in a meaningless primary. Well, meaningless in terms of the actual election, but in no way was it meaningless to the people who went out and voted for him.
The real reason Governor Walker turn out was so high, is because we are pissed off. Our votes in 2010 are being marginalized by a group of people who have very little respect for our state and our economic future.
We are tired of having to have to hear the liberals protest songs and horns. We are tired of listening to lefties all cry “It’s for the children”; while their actions say just the opposite. We are tired of hearing about Koch and ALEC period. We understand they have some clout with the Governor. The fact is we like the majority of things they stand for, so it is ok with us.
We are tired of the constant election mode you have put our state in. We are tired of hearing liberals blame Walker for dividing Wisconsin; when we all know the dividing did not start until the 14 runaway Senators left for Illinois. We are tired of having to hear about John Doe. I know Walker is not John Doe, because if there was even a chance that he would be, he would have gotten way out in front of it by now. You see he is not only a man of character, he is also a savvy politician.
We are tired of hearing lefties scream about Kathy Nicklaus or about corrupt voting machines. We may find their black helicopter theories humorous, but there is a limit to what we can take. We are tired of the people on the other side of the debate acting like we don’t exist. Their arrogance is amazing. We are tired of the haters acting like they are speaking on behalf of all of Wisconsin. Screw you, I speak for myself! Do not include me in your Reclaim Wisconsin motto. We are tired of the left and their lies.
Here are some facts, there is no war on women, Governor Walker increased spending for the poor and elderly, and school districts that took the concessions are reaping the rewards today.
We are tired of hearing about the out-of-state money flowing into Walker’s war chest and the pathetic whining about Walker fundraising to protect himself from a recall election THEY started. Did they think he would just say “ok” and leave without a fight? You see during the election of 2010 Governor Walker received 75% of his donations from in state people donating $100 or less. Those people are now tapped and the Governor did what he had to do period. We are tired of the recallers forgetting how much of their funding came from out-of-state interests in the form of union donations.
Mostly we are tired of the Walker haters entitled mentality and their proclaimed self-righteousness. They are not entitled to sleep in Capitol Rotunda or to disrupt events for Special Olympians. It is not righteous to fight for benefits for the very few when it negatively affects the masses. That is not righteous, that is simple greed. The reason 626,000 people went and voted for Governor Walker is because we know he has the best interests of all Wisconsinites at heart.
That and we are tired, very tired, but not too tired to vote again. We will be ready to go and vote (again) on June 5!