Shame: Scott Walker Using the National Guard for Political Ends

Feb 22, 2011

Pinkerton-Style Intimidation

MADISON-As correctional officers prepare to march on Madison in uniform to protest his divisive power grab, Scott Walker is sending National Guard troops to state prisons as an intimidation tactic reminiscent of the Pinkertons from years past.
Read more about the unprecedented use of the Guard here.
Watch Scott Walker’s hypocritical claims about his use of the Guard here
“The Wisconsin National Guard is the pride of Wisconsin and should not ever be used for political ends,” Democratic Party of Wisconsin Chair Mike Tate said Wednesday. “With each new day that passes since the people have risen against Scott Walker’s divisive power grab, Wisconsin sadly sees another of his unprecedented abuses of power. Soon, we won’t recognize Wisconsin.”