"If you could employ an associate who pretends to be sympathetic to the unions' cause to physically attack you (or even use a firearm against you), you could discredit the unions," deputy district attorney Lam said in the email to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Then: "I am flabbergasted and would never advocate for something like this, and would like everyone to be sure that that's just not me," protested Lam.Lam is active in Republican Party politics.
I thought there were supposed to be tens of thousands of union thugs and creeps out there already. So why would you have to invent one?
P.S. The linked story doesn't mention it, but he signed his email "God bless," which is unfailingly amusing under the circumstances.