Married Dems

Few forces in our politics are as destructive as the partnership between the Democratic Party and the labor movement. The rubble of GM and Chrysler, the education system, and the finances of states and municipalities are some of the more obvious, and current, results that sit plainly for all to see.

Jerry Brown's recent plea to unions to go on the attack to help him retake the Governor's office of California offers evidence of the level of comfort they feel with one another.