One of the things that is utterly stunning to those of us who were once Republicans is the nearly complete death of the concept that “compassionate conservativism” was a lofty ideal. Now you have public officials such as Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker who seem to have no problem tossing the word compassionate out the window. One example here.
I suspect this won’t help him win over voters in what is shaping as a near certainty that he will have to battle a recall effort.