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Scott Walker, the Governor of Wisconsin, has been framing his standoff with the labor unions as a fiscal emergency. It doesn't have anything to do with "union busting," he's just pressed to the wall fiscally, and this is the only way to fix it. Fix it now! Time is of the essence? Of course, this was blown all to hell by the prank phone call he took, thinking it was billionaire David Koch he was talking to. There, he didn't mention a fiscal crisis. He talked about some sort of epic battle with the unions, and he was going to have his "Ronald Reagan moment." Ego much, Scotty?
Anyway, back to Shepard Smith, who had the audacity to stray from the FOX "News"/Gov. Walker framing, and tell it like it really is. You have to wonder if telling the truth is enough to get him fired from FOX.
Fox’s Shep Smith: Pretending Wisconsin Is About A Fiscal Crisis Is “Malarkey”
Shepard Smith’s conversation today with commentator Juan Williams would likely surprise loyal viewers of both Fox News and MSNBC. Shep’s repeated assertion that there is no longer a budget crisis in Wisconsin and that the battle in the state is all about politics and union-busting was most shocking because that’s the exact argument many of MSNBC’s commentators have made, and continue to be suggesting. . .
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