That didn't stop the LAPPL from sending out an email to its members that asked them to stand with the protesters; it even directed them to an SEIU website to get more information about the MoveOn.org protests, not to keep them orderly, but to join in.
Via Pajamas Media, here is an excerpt from the email Dunphy and his fellow officers received:
At noon local time on Saturday, February 26, MoveOn.org will hold rallies in front of every statehouse and in every major city to stand in solidarity with the people of Wisconsin. Find a Rally to Save the American Dream near you by visiting the website and entering your zip code. You can also show your support by sending words of encouragement to Wisconsin’s workers via a special website created by the SEIU.Dunphy goes on to explain that he and most of his colleagues are conservative and were repulsed by the email. Comments on the blog post even prompted the LAPPL to re-word its verbiage multiple times. The good news here is that it's looking more and more like it's the police union leadership that is driving solidarity with the thugs and many of the rank and file detest the notion.
Who would have guessed that part of the Alinsky strategy we're seeing unfold involved polarizing police departments from the inside? We're beginning to see more and more what Obama meant by this:
h/t Weasel Zippers