According to Opensecrets.org, of the top ten political donors in the last 25 years, six are unions. And they all overwhelmingly donated to Democratic causes and candidates. The UAW, for instance, has donated $41.7 million over the last 25 years. That’s well over twice what the infamous Koch brothers have donated, mostly to Republican causes. (The Koch brothers actually gave 8 percent of their money to Democratic causes and candidates.)There were billboards around Chattanooga reading "United Obama Workers" which, for all intents and purposes, is accurate.
Of the UAW’s donations, 71 percent went to Democrats and zero percent went to Republicans.
Monday, February 17, 2014
He's dead, Jim
Commentary: "The UAW's Waterloo." I wonder how many VW workers based their vote on this: