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Americans for Prosperity – a Koch Front Group – Advocated Destroying Unions at CPAC

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Koch front group advocated taking down unions

By Stephen C. Webster
Raw Replay | February 26, 2011

The governor of Wisconsin likes to say he’s not out to bust unions, but a front group for his chief financiers has a different line.

At a speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) this year, Scott Hagerstrom, the executive director of Americans for Prosperity in Michigan, publicly advocated taking unions out “at the knees,” clearly contradicting the public facade of anti-union legislation hitting statehouses nation-wide.

This video is from Think Progress, published Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011


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