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August 06, 2009

Gray Mafia: Senior Mobsters Take on AARP Reps on "Listening" Tour, Who Quickly Get Tired of Listening and Cancel Meeting

Good question: "Do you work for us or do we work for you?"

You'll be happy to know these mob tactics won't be allowed to continue.

Who'll stop the bullying and intimidation by these mobsters, you ask?

Why, the unions, of course.

Our famously non-bullying, non-intimidating, non-mob-connected unions.

The nation's largest federation of labor organizations has promised to directly engage with boisterous conservative protesters at Democratic town halls during the August recess.

In a memo sent out on Thursday, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney outlined the blueprint for how the union conglomerate would step up recess activities on health care reform and other topics pertinent to the labor community. The document makes clear that Obama allies view the town hall forums as ground zero of the health care debate....

"The principal battleground in the campaign will be town hall meetings and other gatherings with members of Congress in their home districts," reads the memo. "We want your help to organize major union participation to counter the right-wing "Tea-Party Patriots" who will try to disrupt those meetings, as they've been trying to do to meetings for the last month. ..."

I'm so glad we're finally going to see some real, spontaneous, non-coordinated grassroots responses to these astroturfed displays Republicans are putting on.


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