Protesters and Democratic lawmakers have likened Walker to a dictator, and demonstrators protesting the budget bill have waived signs comparing him to ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak and Adolf Hitler.
But some lawmakers are looking for a way out.
Sen. Dale Schultz, R-Richland Center, has proposed suspending collective bargaining rights temporarily to get through the state's two-year budget, but then restoring them in 2013. That idea was endorsed Sunday by the Wisconsin State Journal, the state's second largest newspaper.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
Wisconsin Republican Dale Schultz ready to give in to the unions.
Once again a squishy Republican is ready to not stand by any sort of conviction.