Obama forgets to talk about unions when speaking to union

September 15, 2009

It was at this point during the president’s Ohio speech to GM workers today that I thought he was going to talk about card check: “And yes, just in case you were wondering …”

But instead he talked about this:

… we are fighting for an America where no American should have to worry about going without health insurance or fear that one illness could cost them everything. “

Me: Not a good sign for card check, or unionism in general, I would think. I mean, he doesn’t even mention the word “union” — at least in his prepared text.

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Very well put. He stated that “we” are fighting for…. I don’t know who “we” are, but it’s not me. After his congressional speech failed miserably last week, I don’t think we have to worry about the government taking control of our healthcare any time soon.

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