It was a solemn scene. What began as an upbeat assemblage rife with hope and optimism quickly turned upside down into a somber, grief stricken gathering. As Governor Scott Walker put a stranglehold on the Wisconsin recall election a gut wrenching sickness descended upon the Tom Barrett rally in the same way it descends upon Wrigley Field when the Cubs tease their fans every ten years or so with a playoff appearance, deluding them into thinking they might actually win a world series before getting swept out of the playoffs.
When MSNBC this same sickness fell heavy upon Ed Schultz. In fact if I didn’t know any better I would have guessed that Schultz was broadcasting live from Tom Barrett’s wake rather than his rally. For a moment I thought Schultz was going to break down in a tear-filled rant like this guy. Hmmm … it seems I’ve answered my own question. I guess The Ed Show was in fact overseeing the passing of a deceased spirit. It was democracy that died on Tuesday night. Yeah … right. read more »