Firefighters! Bagpipes! Unions!

Rapturous cheers greet a show of solidarity from Wisconsin firefighters at the state capitol


Andrew Leonard
February 19, 2011 4:47AM (UTC)

It's Glenn Beck's worst nightmare -- firefighters invading government buildings in a spine-tingling display of union solidarity. Don't they know the Wisconsin protests are a Muslim Brotherhood plot to create a one-world Marxist government?

As the on-scene narrator notes -- firefighters are exempt from Gov. Scott Walker's attempt to strip collective bargaining rights from state employees, but that doesn't seem to have split union ranks in Wisconsin.

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Credit for the video goes to "jessarp24."


Andrew Leonard

Andrew Leonard is a staff writer at Salon. On Twitter, @koxinga21.

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