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Thursday, December 18, 2008

In other news, a stopped clock was briefly seen to be telling the correct time.

Jennifer Rubin writes:

This week the Orwellian-named Employee Free Choice Act, which would dispense with secret ballot elections in labor organizing attempts, lost Democratic Senator Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas who pronounced that now was not the time for what will certainly be a knock-down-drag-out fight. But the biggest blow may have come from an unlikely source.

On his radio show Al Sharpton announced that he would be opposing the EFCA and mobilizing the African American community against it.
My bet: the Obama administration will attempt to steer Congress away from any such legislation. So far, Obama's been trying to avoid the mistakes - read: the liberal excesses - of the Clinton administration. Seems so, anyway. This will be one more chance for him to do so.