Trumka Proves Real Union Leaders Do Exist
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka fights back against Donald Trump’s bigoted speech and actions in stark contrast to IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger’s complete silence.
NBC News quotes Trumka,”If you are trying to raise wages for working people, you cannot do that so long as racism exists…”
USA Today on Trumka saying, “Iâ€™ve been around a while,” Trumka lumped the Republican front-runnerÂ with other politicians “trying to divide working people,Â talking about ‘us’Â and ‘them.'”
And, Politico, “AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka calledÂ Donald Trump “a bigot” while speaking to the Plasterers and Cement Workers union…”
And “Trump is running on hate.”
Tough Guy, LOL
Schaitberger’s latest reason for his cowardly and inexplicable total silence is that he is waiting to see who the vice presidential picks will be.
I am sure other AFL-CIO leaders are having a ball with that one.
By the way, does the IAFF really expect to be taken seriously by the labor movement or political allies with Schaitberger cowering in fear, unwilling and unable to speak out against bigots?
The IAFF is the laughing stock or worse of the American labor movement because the guy in charge won’t stand up for the dignity and the rights of his members.
Which, of course, makes the whole “taking care of business” bullshit more absurd then ever.
How ‘Bout Some “Balls” After 16 Years?
Most leaders become ever bolder as they age in office.
Not our little pussy cat.
His trembling inaction and complete unwillingness to fight for IAFF members shows the real man: totally out to protect his sweet and cushy deal at the expense of the men and women he loves to say he is there for.
But, should we really be surprised?
After all, this is the same guy who rips off sick children to the tune of $1.5 million a year, so much cash he can’t hide it all in the IAFF budget.
Our “tough guy” has ample cover from the likes of Richard Trumka and Republican US Senators Lindsey Graham, Ben Sasse and others who hammer Trump over his bigoted and racist conduct, yet he hides in the political equivalent of a dark closet, hands over his ears and a pacifier soaked in some trendy Merlot jammed firmly in his mouth.
True enough, but we are the real suckers and we don’t even get a pacifier.
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