Scott Walker's plan to save Wisconsinites money, by doing away with the wasteful recall process that also gets in the way of economic growth, is an amazing and laughable concept. It's meant jobs for seniors working for Americans for Prosperity.
Nichols is amazed at the ad that calls all this stuff, "recall madness." After one guy in the ad says "this isn't democracy," Nichols chimes in, "this is democracy!" You have to wonder what Walker supporters are thinking. This is my favorite line:
Nichols: "...to say, oh, I'm going to vote for Scott Walker because I don't believe in holding elected officials to account. I think when you win an election, you become a king for four years. We have an elected monarchy in Wisconsin. And anyone's who's elected gets to do whatever they want for four years. That's what they're saying."
Nichols then goes on to smash what Republicans call courage. It's really big money cowardice. To me, this is the most insidious of the talking points, because it reinforces the idea that "courage" entitles those in power to ignore the public. Nichols also takes a nice shot at Paul Ryan for making that the issue: