WI Union Member Supports Scott Walker Over ‘Marxist’ Union Leadership
[TWG Note: WH-wh-wha-wha-WHAT?!?!?! A union member who actually still cares about America and is willing to speak up for Her?!?!?!?! Now, let us pray it’s a contagious phenomonon.]
Less than three weeks remain until the June 5th recall election in Wisconsin that will decide whether or not Governor Scott Walker remains in office. Recent polls have been trending in Walker’s direction after showing a dead heat last month. Most of this seems to be the result of sky-high GOP enthusiasm. Dave Weigel reported this week that the enthusiasm is visible on the ground and should be worrisome to both Walker’s opponents and to President Obama.
There are other signs that suggest a groundswell of support for Walker. Today, the Hudson Star-Observer published a letter from Gerry Lancette, a longtime union man who is backing Scott Walker:
Scott Walker supporters are repeatedly accused of being “anti-union.” This union member of 45 years, son of a union organizer and supporter of Gov. Walker and his policies, is not anti-union. The real anti-union sentiment, which is opposed to the genuine, bottom up, pro free-market type of unionism that the Greatest Generation produced, is coming primarily from the corrupt and illegitimate leadership of the national union organizations. Leadership gained through deception and outright union election fraud.
Marxist factions within the labor movement were soundly defeated in 1955, when the recently merged AFL-CIO formally banned Communists from holding office within the union. It didn’t deter the Marxists and their fellow travelers in academia, they just stayed low and kept advancing their revolution. Leftist author Paul Buhle, in his book “Taking Care of Business” confirms that “…many ordinary Communists and Socialists acted heroically…to bring new blood into a tired labor movement.” And that they did…(Con’t)