Official's Idea for Gov. Walker: Stage Fake Attack

Carlos Lam suggested the staged assault include a firearm
IN Prosecutor Told Gov. Walker to use False-Flag
"Currently, the media is painting the union protest as a democratic uprising and failing to mention the role of the DNC and umbrella union organizations in the protest," wrote Carlos Lam.   (AP)

During the heat of the fight in Wisconsin over its collective bargaining bill last month, an email was sent to Gov. Scott Walker from someone in Indiana. It recommended that a Walker supporter be made to look like a member of the opposition protests. The supporter would then attack Walker—perhaps even with a gun, suggested the email—thus embarrassing the opposition. Obviously, the plan never went through. What really matters is who sent it: Carlos Lam, a deputy prosecutor for Johnson County. Lam resigned after the email surfaced, reported the Appleton Post-Crescent.

The Post-Crescent shares excerpts from the email, as posted by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism: "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 public unions." He closed his email by writing, "Employing a false flag operation would assist in undercutting any support that the media may be creating in favor of the unions. God bless, Carlos F. Lam." (Read more Carlos Lam stories.)

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