"Democrats running for California governor need to stop talking about Trump and start talking about public pensions"
Column in the LA Times:
Why the silence? We all know. Any real solutions make too many enemies. And that’s deemed politically dumb, especially during an election year.
Public employee unions are cash cows for Democratic candidates. And the unions get very angry when politicians try to reduce future retirement packages for state and local government workers.
Related: "How the U.S. Ended Up Enthralled by Unions".
Even labor-friendly Paris uses fewer workers than New York City, and for a fraction of the cost. American public unions pervert the process.