Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Wisconsin Republicans Reap Karma At Angry Town Hall Meeting

Remember the raucous town hall meetings with Democratic lawmakers during the 2009-2010 health care debates? Perhaps a bit of karma is taking place. Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. James Sensenbrenner (shown), both Wisconsin Republicans, tried to defend Gov. Scott Walker’s attempt to do away with the collective bargaining rights of public employee unions. Things became heated after Vukmir stated, “Collective bargaining is not being taken away; it will continue for wages”–ignoring the fact that collective bargaining also applies to benefits and working conditions. After 27 minutes, Sensenbrenner shut down the meeting, prompting calls of "Shame!" Watch:

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