The second debate ended with Johnson, already leading in the polls, even stronger.
Thomas Sowell's take on the race. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is shaken out of its usual liberal complacency, noting the libertarian influence that fuels Johnson's rise: Hot novel 'Atlas Shrugged' stars in Senate debate. (A hot novel that's been out for a while but has unusual salience this year.)
U.S. Senate candidates Ron Johnson and U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold clashed sharply Monday night on Ayn Rand's famous novel "Atlas Shrugged," about an economy crumbling under the weight of government intrusion and regulations.And The Politico is following this one:In Wisconsin, the 2010 campaign story distilled
There was more in what was a remarkable debate in a highly contentious political campaign.
They may call him rich but he worked hard to build up his business himself, along with his brother-in-law, and created jobs for now over 100 people in Wisconsin. His latest ad, which ran during the Packer game Sunday: Nearly half of Obama's supporters have given up on him.
Wisconsin put Obama over the top against Hillary in the Dem presidential primary.
But when the president came to campaign for Sen. Feingold he had to work hard to rouse young Wisconsin voters in the heart of liberal lalaland, UW Madison. And Feingold stayed shy until the last minute.
The final debate is Oct. 22nd in Milwaukee.