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Sarah Palin On Scott Walker’s Win: Perhaps Union Leaders ‘Need To Be Recalled And Replaced’

Sarah Palin weighed in on the Wisconsin recall election on Tuesday night, rejoicing in the Republican Scott Walker‘s keeping his governorship. Speaking with Greta Van Susteren, Palin lauded Walker’s policies, without expressing an “ounce of sympathy” for Walker’s opponent Tom Barrett.

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“Responsible austerity measures” will help our nation, and the people are starting to recognize that, Palin said. The numbers don’t lie, she said — and Walker’s reigning in the government has proved effective. Addressing the contentious topics of unions, Palin said, “Maybe the union leadership there, those thugs who wanted to deceive their members into believing that government was the answer — well perhaps it’s those union leaders that need to be recalled and replaced.”

Palin also joined in on the punditry surrounding this recall’s effect on the ballots cast come November. “I think the Democrats there understand that the president’s no-show represents the fact that Obama’s goose is cooked,” she said. Obama and his message lost today, she said.

Later in the show, Van Susteren asked Palin if she has any sympathy for the defeated Barrett, as there was very passionate campaigning — and losing is always disappointing. Palin (who lost an election four years ago) said she had “not an ounce of sympathy” for Barrett, going on to criticize his “trying to fool the public” by suggesting growing government is the answer.

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