filed in Daily Buzz News on Apr.01, 2012
Dear Sen. Feingold:
As you know, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Friday officially certified a recall election for far-right Governor Scott Walker. This was not a close call, as the board found 900,939 valid signatures, far more than the 540,208 minimum needed to force an election.
I know you’ve said you won’t run against Walker, but I am writing to plead with you to change your mind. I would humbly suggest that if the values you stood for in 28 years representing the people of Wisconsin–standing up for the middle class and seeking to prevent undue influence from corporations–were honest and not a campaign ploy (and I fully believe you were genuine), than running for governor in this year’s recall election would be vital to protect those values, which Walker has assaulted for the last year.