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A Good Day for the GOP in Wisconsin and California

Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Jun 11, 2012 6:10 PM
Hah! I'm clearly disabled from work at City of LA yet I took a regular retirement. The one I earned. I must not understand how to game the system. Duh!

We pundits have been busy crunching the results in last Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election and have noted that the public-employee unions sustained a huge defeat.

Some have also looked west, to California, where San Diego and San Jose voters Tuesday voted 66 and 69 percent to cut back public-employee pensions. Those cities voted 63 and 69 percent for Barack Obama in 2008.

But there's something else worth noting in the California returns. State voters adopted a new primary procedure, in which the top two vote-getters, regardless of party, go on to the general election.

Washington state had a...