AFL-CIO’s Richard Trumka says ‘Money is dangerous to democracy?’!/rumpfshaker/status/211833760457555968

To be fair, pretty much anything is dangerous in the hands of union thugs. Actually dangerous to democracy? Unions and their bullying and corrupt tactics.

Speaking of which, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka was on “Face the Nation” this morning.

@facethenation green room Sunday morning fun. Schieffer, O'Malley and @aflcio pres Trumka

— Amaya Smith (@amayajsmith) June 10, 2012

Richard Trumka is on Face the Nation. This should be barftastic.

— Justin (@theGrudgeRetort) June 10, 2012

As his commentary there indicates, he woke up on the cuckoo pants side of the bed this morning.

Martin O'Malley and Richard Trumka are trying to make lemonade out of Wisconsin lemons on #FaceTheNation. Hilarious.

— TheH2 (@TheH2) June 10, 2012

Twitter was there to help him out.

And every dollar unions spend on an election is given involuntarily. Members don't have a choice.

— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) June 10, 2012

Which explains why when given the choice by Walker, nearly half of public-sector workers in Wisconsin left the union.

— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) June 10, 2012

Truth. So hard!

"Lower budgets mean fewer firefighters, but rich people will still get protection." WTF, Trumka? You don't even make sense #facethenation

— Vilified Ostracized (@brakinggnus) June 10, 2012

We suppose he forgot about that whole local thing. .

Police/Fire/teachers is a puzzling presidential platform. Most people know these are local issues, prefer it remain that way.

— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) June 10, 2012

Yes. Not everyone in the entire country is a Julia, floundering and helpless without Big Daddy Government there to save them. People actually can function on their own and in their local municipalities.

Which journo will compare this to what he said in 1996? RT@TheRickWilson: I just spit coffee. Trumpka: "Money is dangerous to democracy."

— Brad Todd (@BradOnMessage) June 10, 2012

Ha! They can’t question things while pandering and trying to push false narratives!

Did Bob Schieffer just let Trumpka say money in politics is dangerous to a democracy? No challenge there? That is what unions do! #tcot #p2

— POTUS Brain (@POTUSbrain) June 10, 2012

It was not challenged when he said it last week, either. He just doubled-down today. After Governor Walker’s win, CNN reported that Richard Trumka said the following:

“Adding to this gargantuan challenge of recalling only the third governor in American history was the flood of secret corporate cash distorting our democracy — a dangerous example of a post-Citizens United America,” AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said in a statement after the vote, referring to the Supreme Court decision that allowed unlimited political contributions from corporations and unions.

That icky freedom thing again!

No challenge. Not even a challenge on the “secret corporate cash.” He must be referring to those same “shadowy groups” that President Obama warned about. *Cue super scary organ music.* Once again, Twitter users challenged that themselves last week.

Wait for the media? Don’t hold your breaths.

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