Walker may have found the message that takes him all the way to the Republican nomination. By choosing such an anti-union politician to groom for power, the Kochs are trying to conflate organized labor and government dependency in the minds of the Republican primary voter.
The ongoing war on workers' rights is an assault on the middle class, and it is undermining the American economy. The American economy can't get out of neutral until American workers have more money in their pockets to buy what they produce.
In the February weeks I spent in snowy Madison, I tried to make sense of the massive protests unfolding around me. What was I witnessing? The beginning of a new movement in this country, or the last stand of organized labor?