The John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy is a conservative political operation — sorry, “think tank” — that seeks to promote Gov. Scott Walker’s agenda. Indeed, its website features a new advertisement that makes all sorts of claims about how the governor’s programs are “working.” The ad is amusing, as it asks Wisconsinites not to believe what they see going on around them and instead to fall for the spin developed by Walker’s messaging team.Make sure you read the whole thing, especially the last three paragraphs.
So it is that, at the same time the state acknowledges that Wisconsin has lost jobs for six months running, the MacIver Institute is peddling a fantasy that says of the Walker agenda: “It’s working!”
“It” may be working. But if Walker keeps at it, Wisconsinites won’t be working.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
MacIver Institute Gets Called Out
The Cap Times lays a smackdown so hard on the Koch Brothers front group MacIver Institute that even David Koch felt it: