Big Business, Big Government, and Big Labor — as Examiner colleague Michael Barone put it last week, they’re the Big Units, that often wield their clout to their own benefit and to the detriment of the public.
Often, Big Business and Big Labor have competing interests, thus checking one another’s power. But often they’re on the same side.
In honor of Labor Day, here are some examples of Big Labor colluding with Big Business:
And often, Big Labor is indistinguishable from Big Business. Check out my take on the United Auto Workers — which holds: net assets of $1.3 billion; the record for the largest independent expenditure on behalf of a candidate in American history, and its own golf course.