Donald Luskin receives an email:
Each of the Democratic candidates lust for the endorsements of the unions, mostly the new ones such as SEIU and AFSCME. No hardhats there; plenty of brooms and bureaucrats. Think of the bright, helpful folks at your DMV.
But isn’t organized labor failing to organize labor? No, problem! “Card Check” to the rescue. That’s the new proposal to do away with the requirements that unions win through a secret ballot — just sign a card when the union reps corner you. Or else.
John Edwards wants to prove himself to his new masters — so much so that he wants to turn prosperous North Carolina into dying Michigan. (Meanwhile, in Michigan, the locals now worry that their taxes support a world class university only to lose nearly all the graduates to other states.)