Hilarious Spin: Why Employee Free Choice Didn’t Matter in Virginia

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 2:40 pm

A bit groggy this morning, I scrolled through my email and reader for a good analysis of what happened in yesterday’s election. If I drank coffee, I would’ve spit it all over my screen when I came across some hilarious spin about the Virginia gubernatorial race.

Keeping a straight face, the corporate-funded “Workforce Fairness Institute” blasted a breathless email claiming that the Employee Free Choice Act was the central issue for voters.

McCain Rolls Eyes When Obama Mentions Murdered Union Organizers

By: Thursday October 16, 2008 8:12 am

John McCain literally rolled his eyes when Barack Obama mentioned murdered union organizers in Columbia in his answer to a trade question during last night’s presidential debate.

Barack Obama’s Labor Pains Linger

By: Thursday June 19, 2008 10:53 am

As The Washington Post reports, yesterday Barack Obama had a meeting with a number of labor leaders in the AFL-CIO, important in that some of their major affiliates (such as AFSCME) endorsed his rival Sen. Hillary Clinton during the primary.

As the piece puts it:

Several of the largest unions in the AFL-CIO supported Sen.