In the latest example of anti-worker Missouri Governor Eric Greitens caring more about out-of-state politicians and wealthy campaign donors than working Missourians, Greitens recently shot a TV ad for an Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, who gave Greitens’ campaign $100,000 last year.
In the ad, Greitens talks directly to the camera, along with other anti-worker, phony “right-to-work” politicians like Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, in an attempt to explain why the Republican Governor of Illinois should not be blamed for the state’s economic problems. Instead, they blame Illinois’ Democratic House Speaker Mike Madigan for blocking Rauner’s “reforms.”
Rauner, a multimillionaire former private equity investor who spent millions of his personal fortune on his own 2014 election, also donated $100,000 to Holcomb’s campaign.
“When Eric Greitens promised he’d be an outsider, who would have guessed he literally meant he’d spend all his time and attention outside of Missouri?” said Missouri Democratic Party Chair Stephen Webber. “But then again, we’re not surprised he found a way to step in front of a camera – especially in an attempt to help another politician and wealthy campaign donor.”