Trashing Their Base

by
Abby Zimet

It's bad enough that Arkansas' corporate-funded, ever-waffling
Blanche
Lincoln fought off the challenge by labor-backed, more progressive Bill
Halter - just barely, it must be noted – to the grating tune of headlines like "Lincoln Beats Anger On
the Left," yet. Now the White House is apparently pissing on its base
again by blasting
labor for "flushing $10 million down the toilet on a pointless
exercise." Alas, much good will goes down as well. These guys are
masters of tone deafness.

"Labor isn't an arm of the Democratic Party - it exists to
support working families." - AFL-CIO spokesman Eddie Vale

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