Something Called 'Moderate Republicans' Exist In Wisconsin, Will Compromise
The proposal, written by Sen. Dale Schultz and first floated in the Republican caucus early last week, calls for most collective bargaining rights of public employee unions to be eliminated – per Mr. Walker's bill – but then reinstated in 2013, said Mr. Schultzs's chief of staff Todd Allbaugh.
"Dale is committed to find a way to preserve collective bargaining in the future," said Mr. Allbaugh in a telephone interview.
Oh, it's just one of those Wall Street Journal compromises. Look, perhaps this isn't RollerCoaster Tycoon, and perhaps you can't just drop people you don't like in the water to drown when you win an election. Perhaps you can just work a new budget or even a deal with the unions that allows the state to re-emerge from Egypthood? You can, you know, bargain with them? [WSJ]