And this is how those elections are "repurposed":
Now [Scott Walker's] opponents are itching for payback, and it appears they're going to start taking out their frustrations on conservative State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser.Such is life.
Prof. Charles Franklin, UW-Pol Sci, is skeptical, advising the malcontents to direct their energies to the recall elections of Senate Republicans (although there's no reason why they can't do both):
"If you try to bring Prosser into it, you have a harder time explaining why (he) is a part of it."What, didn't Prof. Franklin get the memo?
Our campaign efforts will include building an organization that will return Justice Prosser to the bench, protecting the conservative judicial majority and acting as a common sense compliment [sic] to both the new [Republican] administration and [Republican] legislature. — Prosser for Supreme CourtThere: Explaining all done.
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See also: Club For Growth tops $321K touting Prosser in primary*
R.J. Johnson, a key adviser to Wisconsin Club for Growth, a conservative group backing Gov. Scott Walker's budget-repair bill, said Tuesday that the organization will stay "actively engaged in the budget debate." Johnson is a former political strategist for Walker. — Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, 2/22/11Prosser, Walker, same backers, same agents. It's not that hard.
Justice Prosser's term ends July 31, 2011, for those tracking the expanding docket of lawsuits against Wisconsin's Republican leaders.
They are defending against two on one day, tomorrow in Madison.
* Nine point three per cent voter turnout.