Al Sharpton comes out against card check

Thomas Lifson
Card check, the system abolishing secret votes on unionization, is intended to re-unionize the workforce and strengthen the ability of unions to financially support the Democrats. But the plan has had a tough week. The failure of the UAW, and the news that the SEIU (a huge supporter of card check) may be implicated in the Blago scandals, does not auger well for the movement.

Now, Al Sharpton (!) has come out against the idea, in commonsensical terms. Listen for yourself:



Card check, the system abolishing secret votes on unionization, is intended to re-unionize the workforce and strengthen the ability of unions to financially support the Democrats. But the plan has had a tough week. The failure of the UAW, and the news that the SEIU (a huge supporter of card check) may be implicated in the Blago scandals, does not auger well for the movement.

Now, Al Sharpton (!) has come out against the idea, in commonsensical terms. Listen for yourself: