The American Spectator : We Cheer for Michigan.
by Ivan Osorio
What a difference. This week’s enactment of a right to work law by Michigan lawmakers comes only three years after the 2009 government-directed bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler seemed to cement the United Auto Workers union (UAW) as kings of Detroit. The Obama administration, eager to please a key union constituency, moved the UAW to the front of the creditors’ queue in the bankruptcy proceedings for both firms, at the expense of secured creditors who got a fraction of what they were due. Now, it turns out, the bankruptcy that seemed like a display of union muscle was more like a huge bite taken by a snake eating its own tail. Continue reading →