For Wisconsin Crowd, Romney Invokes “Union Bosses”

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin — Mitt Romney’s biggest applause line tonight was a hat tip to the movement to keep Governor Scott Walker in office, and an acknowledgement that his race is not the main attraction in recall-crazed Wisconsin.

In his victory speech, Romney told a crowd at the Grain Exchange in Milwaukee that “Workers should have the right to form unions, but unions should not be forced upon them. And unions should not have the power to take money out of their members’ paychecks to buy the support of politicians favored by the union bosses.” — a reference to the war over collective bargaining rights that has led to a recall election for Governor Scott Walker, scheduled for June 5.

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