UAW loses Tennessee Volkswagon unionization bid.

Meant to write about this, but it fell through the cracks. You mostly just need this link and this tweet (Via AoSHQ):


And oh, yeah: Barack Obama thinks that it’s all our fault.

[Obama] briefly touched on the subject, saying that people in the region appear to favor the unionization plan, except for local [“local” including US Senator Bob Corker (R) – ML.] politicians who are “are more concerned about German shareholders than American workers,” the aide said.

Sounds like those American workers were kind of concerned about German shareholders themselves. Or maybe the workers just like having jobs? It’s a heck of a time to be unemployed in this country, and labor unions haven’t had that great a track record in keeping their membership employed lately.

Moe Lane (crosspost)