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BOEING: Will gets a bashing two-fer

Letter by Jim R. Groves, Gig Harbor on May 16, 2011 at 9:56 am | 65 Comments »
May 16, 2011 1:54 pm

Re: “Anti-Boeing action reflects Obama’s anti-business stance” (George Will column, 5-15).

Will’s anti-union rant is not because he’s trying to show his concern for America; it’s because he wants his disdain for the unions and the president to be well known. He starts out by blaming the National Labor Relations Board for all the ills in the country and then segues, in a very clumsy way, to blame the president for union activities.

He continues on with such hyperbole as “the Obama administration is trying to debilitate the largest aerospace corporation,” knowing full well that the president has bent over backwards to placate big corporations that love to exploit cheap labor.

Will has found a twofer and is milking it for all its worth. A twofer gives him two pouches of ammo. One he uses to blame the unions for wanting fair labor practices upheld, and the other he uses to blame Obama for being anti-business by not taking a stance against one of his staunchest supporters.

Will knows full well that once the unions are busted that contributions for Democrats will be well on the way to drying up, and then only the Republicans will have access to the gold. Look at the union-busting going on by the governors of countless states to see where Will gets his ammo from.


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