Political prognosticator and syndicated columnist Stu Rothenberg just downgraded Walker’s chancing of winning in November to “Lean Republican”. Before he had him “favored” to win it.
It’s because “over the past couple of weeks, the campaign fight has been over whether Walker is the subject of a federal investigation into allegations of illegal campaign coordination. The public discussion has given Democrats headlines and local news clips to use in ads against the governor and has put more uncertainty into the race”. –source
As Lincoln might have said if he were alive and blogging today, you can work your mojo on some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not work your mojo on all of the people all of the time (especially if all of the people are figuring out you are a crook).