Here’s a pie chart showing how much money for the two candidates came from out of state. About two-thirds of Governor Scott Walker’s donations are from out of state, compared to about one-fourth for Mayor Tom Barrett:American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) membership in Wisconson has already been cut in half since Gov. Walker launched his war on workers:
The fight in Wisconsin tonight is bigger than Scott Walker. It’s about the middle class. And when we have a strong labor force in this country, we have a strong middle class.
Yet as union membership has dropped over the years, so has the earning power of the middle class. Meanwhile, the rich get richer: