How the Koch brothers built the most powerful rightwing group you've never heard of

The cries of “Shame! Shame! Shame!” rang throughout the marbled walls of the Wisconsin state assembly chamber. Disgusted Democratic politicians, some of whom had been up for over 60 hours by this point, punctuated their chants by throwing papers – and even drinks – at their fellow Republicans. Police officers had to be summoned to physically separate one Democratic representative yelling “Cowards!” across the aisle.
The source of this confrontation, in the early hours of February 2011, was an unprecedented push by Wisconsin Republicans, led by the state’s newly elected Republican governor,... read more

 
26 September 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: Guardian
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