Video: A little union astroturfing in New York
posted at 4:10 pm on August 28, 2009 by Ed Morrissey
Via Gateway Pundit, although I’m certain there’s an alternative explanation. Maybe the leader of the Long Island Federation of Labor couldn’t make it to the town-hall forum in his own district, or perhaps his Representative was busy hiding, like many House Democrats this August. His attempt to pander to the actual constituents of Rep. Tim Bishop results in catcalls and a full minute of disruption:
Jim also reports that the Magical Mystery Bus Tour continued for this meeting, with unions sending three busloads of people to the event. Even so, the angry constituents shout them down fairly effectively … or at least they did until several members of the Communication Workers of America started a fracas. That comes at about the 3:45 mark, so be sure to watch it all the way through.