07 Feb Labor Leaders’ Cheap Deal With Trump
February 7th, 2017
By Naomi Klein
For progressives, Donald J. Trump’s presidency so far has been a little like standing in front of one of those tennis ball machines and getting hit in the face over and over again. Yet looking back, the blow that still has me most off-kilter didn’t come from the new president himself. It came two weeks ago, when several smiling union leaders strolled out of the White House and up to a bank of waiting cameras and declared their firm allegiance to President Trump.