Saturday, September 18, 2010

Unions - a super parasite killing their hosts?

Bookworm has a great post about this.
A deeply disappointed New York Times reports that the Democrats are not able to rely upon the union stalwarts in the upcoming election:
I wonder if the problem doesn’t lie only with failed Democratic promises, something that would definitely agitate the union leaders. Perhaps the real problem amongst the rank and file is that a lot of ordinary Americans who pay union dues, either from a weak commitment to the unions or because their job forces them to do so, are finally figuring out that unions can bring benefits to their members only if there is a fat and happy U.S. to generate those benefits — and that if you become a super parasite, your host will die, denying you the nutrition on which you feed.
Read it all, then read the rest of her blog.

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