Thursday, June 13, 2013
Wisconsin's Republicans Drinking the Kool-Aid, Whistling in the Dark
Center for Urban Initiatives & Research: Wisconsin Economic Scorecard
Excerpt: This pattern of change is driven by increasingly polarized views among partisans. Last quarter, views among partisans regarding the state economy were relatively similar. Figure 5 shows that while economic evaluations among political independents have remained stable since last quarter, Democrats are increasingly likely to express a negative view of the state’s economic performance, while Republicans have become increasingly likely to give a more positive response.