Is Rahm Emanuel Bucking Democrats again over Unions?
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces a deepening standoff with the Chicago Teachers Union this summer, allies and political messengers close to him have once again emerged to take a tactical fight public on his behalf.
In the days leading up to this month's overwhelming vote by the union to authorize a strike if negotiations over a new contract fail, radio listeners around Chicago heard ads urging parents to contact teachers so they would "do right by the kids." Since the vote, similar ads are airing that criticize union leaders.
So after Rahm Emanuel Left the White House under what most think are questionable circumstances ( He and Moochelle all but came to blows) that left him no choice but to pursue and win the prefectly timed Chicago Mayoral race that he handily won, is now bucking the Democratic stance of standing wit Unions.
He is now the Democratic version of Scott Walker (WI. gov. who won his recall election by a big margin over union policies) by taking on the Chicago Teachers Unions.
This suggests one of 2 things.
Either this is payback and a big FU to Obama and his union backing for forcing him to leave the White House or He is doing what is right for the City of Chicago.
I personally think it's the big FU since chances are he will remain Mayor of Chicago for a long time.
What are your thoughts?
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