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Amazon astroturf hits
Wisconsin governor’s new book

Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross

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Posted By:MissMolly, 12/4/2013 10:40:01 AM

The largest government employee union in the country issued a call-to-arms to its 80,000 Facebook followers, encouraging them to leave negative Amazon.com reviews for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s new book, “Unintimidated: A Governor’s Story and a Nation’s Challenge.” “Don’t waste a second reading it though,” reads a post from the Facebook page of the American Federation of State, City, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). “Let us save you some time by sending you right to the parts where he mocks public employees as lazy, overpaid, and corrupt here and here.” Walker’s book was released November 19.

There is truly a difference between how these people´s brains work and other people´s brains. Would it ever occur to you to organize an Amazon trashbash of a book you didn´t like? Me neither.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: faith_and_reason, 12/4/2013 10:54:50 AM     (No. 9639702)

To OP: Yes, I would respond with *facts* to a book that falsely attacked an institution or person.

The unions don´t have facts on their side, so they will, no doubt, resort to lies and distortions.

I expect some vocal defenders of the book to be posting very amusing corrections of those pro-union lies and distortions, and defending Gov. Walker.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 12/4/2013 10:59:53 AM     (No. 9639717)

Sounds like a must read. I´ll order it today. Must be full of facts that the MSM keep hidden from us.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: RancherJack, 12/4/2013 11:01:53 AM     (No. 9639722)

The facts are these ...

Union people will not go in the Rapture

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/4/2013 11:03:17 AM     (No. 9639726)

Like the man said, "If you´re taking flak, you must be over the target."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/4/2013 11:03:46 AM     (No. 9639727)

I still recall the "trashing" the union members did of their State Capital.
Bust the unions!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 12/4/2013 11:06:26 AM     (No. 9639737)

So the Unions are encouraging people to lie? Sounds like projection since everything liberal is a lie.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 12/4/2013 11:09:16 AM     (No. 9639753)

Well, we know at least one union member knows how to read. Must have gone to a private school!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: kahunavol, 12/4/2013 11:37:04 AM     (No. 9639813)

This is exactly the reason that Amazon reviews of any non-fiction book are useless. Many times it is obvious the reviewer has never read the book, simply disagrees with the point of view or worldview of the author and posts a "review" to drive down the rating.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bugger, 12/4/2013 1:18:24 PM     (No. 9640031)

They have done the same thing to Sarah Palin´s new Christmas book. Tons of nasty little "one star", one liner ratings. I despise these people, they are probably being paid by Obama.

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