US organised labour, the power broker for the Democratic Party, is now controlled by the hard left.
The leading contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination all leftists. They know that to have any chance of winnining the nomination and the presidency, they must court the unions.
From the Communist Party USA’s Peoples Weekly World
With his announcement, Obama joins a crowded field of Democratic contenders. Sen. Hillary Clinton and John Edwards are his closest competitors in these early days of the campaign for the Democratic nomination. Political commentators have noted that these three candidates seem to be competing for the “most progressive” label. As one labor leader in Illinois put it, “That kind of competition is good for labor and good for working people.”
New Zeal And bad for America and disastrous for the world.