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There is some excellent reporting at The Nation and other progressive websites about the loathsome effort of Wisconsin’s Republican Governor Scott Walker to gut unions in his state. But it would be hard to find a better video primer explaining the motives behind the scam and what may be at stake than this alarming clip from Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC report, “The Survival of the Democratic Party.”

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Even the anti-Maddow, Sean Hannity acknowledges in his FoxNews diatribe that Walker’s measure “would eliminate collective bargaining rights for most state workers.” Hannity conveniently omits noting that the unions exempted in Walker’s initiative are precisely the three unions that supported Walker’s election campaign, as Maddow points out in her clip above.

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