Anti-VW Group and UAW Bombard Tenn. Airwaves
A controversial anti-Volkswagen group and the United Auto Workers have spent tens of thousands of dollars on advertising in Chattanooga, Tenn.
The Center for VW Facts, an advocacy group run by political operative and UAW member Joe DiSano, has been a major voice in the campaign to organize workers at a Chattanooga auto plant under the UAW. While the group and the union have both insisted there is no coordination between their efforts, the center has employed an advertising strategy that appears to complement the efforts of the union. Both groups have combined to spend about $170,000 in advertising since