Listen carefully to this speech. You will hear Wisconsin's Democratic Rep. Gordon Hintz say that on Friday (Feb. 11) he heard a radio ad in favor of
The Club for Growth is a reactionary, pro-corporate, anti-worker organization that the Koch brothers fund indirectly. Its founder, Stephen Moore, worked for the Cato Institute, which the Koch brothers founded. David Koch still supports the Cato Institute (another reactionary, pro-corporate, anti-worker group), which gives money to a nasty fellow named Howard Rich, who gives money to the Club for Growth. (There's a terrific map that shows how it works here.)
So think about it: lackeys for CEO billionaires are able to put out propaganda for a piece of anti-worker legislation well before an elected representatative has even seen it.
This is not what democracy looks like.