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Governor Walker's Lesson for Illinois

by Jerry Bader

Oh, I'll be this will pin the union hate-o-meter in the Land of Lincoln. The New York Times ran a piece recently arguing that liberal Governor Dayton in Minnesota is outperforming conservative Governor Scott Walker when measured in terms of economic growth since both took office. In reality, out of control government spending gives a short-term economic burst that burns out. And Minnesota will ultimately find it self on the same burn-up in re-entry trajectory as Illinois is on right now.

But Walker urging Illinois to follow his path will launch the unhinged left in Illinois.