Open Thread: Recall Election Day in Wisconsin

June 5th, 2012 9:39 AM
Today is the big day for Wisconsinites as the long-awaited recall election of governor Scott Walker finally ends.

After playing up the contest as important and of national portent, many liberals in and out of the press are now trying to say it doesn't matter. Still, President Obama has made it a point to make himself scarce in the race, refusing to come to the aid of Tom Barrett, the Democratic mayor of Milwaukee trying to unseat Walker.

Stay with us tonight as we'll have an NB Live chat to keep tabs on the results and monitor the media reaction.