Wisconsin Sen. Chris Larson: Gov. Walker is a Corporate Puppet By Jacob Wheeler | March 15, 2011 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Labor/Unions Subscribe to Labor/Unions Video by Tracey Pollock Wisconsin State Senator Chris Larson, a member of the “Wisconsin 14”, told TheUpTake’s Tracey Pollock that, at first, he and his colleagues believed whispers that Gov. Scott Walker would seek to eliminate collective bargaining rights for public sector employees were mere rumors. Walker hadn’t campaigned on that pledge, and the move seemed too extreme. Yet, says Larson, when the details of Walker’s push emerged, it became clear that this had come straight from union-hating corporations that funded Walker’s campaign, and that the governor was merely a puppet. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.