A swarm of alleged pro-union activists on Tuesday destroyed a tent owned by the pro-right-to-work group Americans for Prosperity.
And now we get this:
“An hour after the Americans for Prosperity tent is destroyed on the Michigan Capitol lawn, a demonstrator in a Teamster jacket cuts shards from the tarp and hands out as souvenirs,” reads the video’s description.
Why were they collecting "souvenirs"?
According to one woman in the video, AFP workers were holding signs accusing union workers of being "sleazeballs" and "lazy." However, as of this writing, there is no evidence to back up this claim.
Meanwhile, unions and their left-wing allies have accused AFP of staging the whole thing:
Right-wing provocateurs are at it again with phony 'damaged tent' outrage emptywheel.net/2012/12/11/bre… #savemi
— Teamsters (@Teamsters) December 11, 2012
Talking with a protestor who witnessed AFP taking down their own tent. #savemitwitter.com/ProgressMich/s…
— Progress Michigan (@ProgressMich) December 11, 2012
No, really. Some people believe AFP destroyed its own tent, because Koch:
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