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Gov. Walker Falls for Prank Caller Posing as David Koch; holds paychecks of absent lawmakers

By Lauren Kelley

Wisconsin governor and union-buster extraordinaire Scott Walker has been fooled by a progressive blog editor posing as David Koch. The prank caller, Buffalo Beast editor Ian Murphy, got some amazingly off-guard comments out of Walker.

Josh Bunting, a contributor to the Beast, told AlterNet through email that the story is definitely for real. “I’d like to think we’d have made it funnier if it were a joke.”

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