Why is the head of a labor union such a thorough partisan?
Here’s a line worth teasing out from Ted Nesi’s latest roundup column:
NEARI union leader Bob Walsh said he is considering a run, adding, “I am also weighing what is best for the Democratic Party to keep this seat in Democratic hands.”
Yes, the answer is obvious, but it’s worth pausing to ask: Why is the head of a teacher union in the news expressing overriding concern for the interests of a particular political party? To ask is to answer. Perhaps that’s why the local media never asks.
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