Wisconsin’s newly elected Republican Gov. Scott Walker is facing a growing backlash over his attempt to cut pay and eliminate collective bargaining rights for public employees in his state. Walker’s greatest ally has been the energy company Koch Industries, which has funded, through the front group “Americans for Prosperity,” a video smearing Wisconsin labor unions. The Koch fronts are also busing in Tea Party protesters to support Walker and his union-busting campaign.
(Source: MSNBC and ThinkProgress.org)