Either that, the protest of Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin, educators and their supporters are showing the rest of the country something: those who objected to the 2008 election don't have a monopoly on expressing unwillingness to capitulate to politics with which they don't agree. It's actually interesting that there are those who thought they have a right to seek to invalidate an election result through protest (using 'anger' as a motivation) are crying bloody murder now that those who disagree with them are doing the same.
At any rate, Wisconsin has a message for the rest of us. They're expressing that message in ways that ought to resonate with those who believe that a scorched earth fiscal policy that calls on everyone but the rich to sacrifice is...well, not sane.
And the one we could hang as a banner over the Lone Star State, given our bleak economic outlook...