Barack The Union Buster.—
Hugo Hackenbush (@MangyLover) October 03, 2013
Speaking — or, rather, shouting — this morning in Rockville, Maryland, President Obama once again used his “bullsh*t pulpit” to rail against the lazy GOP for failing to bring anything that pleases him to the negotiating table. During the course of his tantrum, he attempted to use a real-world analogy to describe his frustration with the Republicans, who evidently refuse to work unless they get their way. But instead, he may have ticked off some of his most ardent supporters: labor unions.
Here’s what he said:
What does he think a strike is? Obama: If a worker shut down a manufacturing plant until they got what they wanted, they'd be fired.—
Brit Hume (@brithume) October 03, 2013
That’s sure what it sounds like to us …
Last time we checked.
Oh & apparently Obama supports firing any teacher that ever thinks about going on strike.—
Jon (@NoleFan86) October 03, 2013
What say the labor unions? We’re very curious:
Oh, to be flies on the wall at the next SEIU meeting …
In any event, now that President Petulance has opened this can of worms, here’s some food for thought:
Dude. One of the unions responded to me. This is going to be fun.—
RB (@RBPundit) October 03, 2013
Just one so far:
Will we hear from others?
Welp, somehow, the IBEW managed to turn this into an opportunity to take a swipe at the GOP: