Skip to comments.Disloyalty From The President?
Posted on 07/23/2012 2:39:34 AM PDT by OddLane
One of the more remarkable aspects of President Obamas political career and this is not a novel observation on my part is his inability or unwillingness to sacrifice political capital on behalf of his ostensible allies. A perfect illustration of the lack of reciprocity between Barack Obama and his putative friends is his relationship with organized labor. Despite the fact that he most likely would never have been elevated to high office were it not for the efforts and millions of dollars in campaign contributions of the Service Employees International Union and AFL-CIO, his assistance in the failed effort to recall Governor Scott Walker Big Labors most prized agenda item apart from this years presidential election consisted chiefly of a supportive tweet endorsing his Democratic opponent a few hours before Election Day.
Whats even more astounding is the length to which the commentariat, the Democratic establishment and other bastions of support will go in order to justify the tunnel vision of the President and his campaign advisors
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Love the way the author so blithely dismisses the auto bailout as evidence of Obama’s support of unionized labor. On that single issue the UAW & AFL/CIO received a handsome return on monies invested in the Obama 2008 campaign.