This Is What Democracy Looks Like

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Abby Zimet

Last night, on the eve of recall elections, Wisconsin voters booed Scott Walker when he showed up for the ordinarily benign task of opening the state fair. Hopefully, a harbinger of what comes today as voters try to make their elected officials accountable.

 

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