Cox and His Army
6:18 PM, Feb 11, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
This snippet from a union leader’s speech to his membership suggests that he might be getting ready to take to the barricades, knock heads, and get nasty:
The leader who spoke those words is J. David Cox Sr., who is president of the American Federation of Government Employees. The heartless plutocrats who grind down those who toil deep in the bowls of the Department of Commerce are … the plutocrats up on the hill. Capitol Hill, that is. So, as Eric Katz at Government Executive reports, Cox and his legion of the downtrodden are going to whoop various members of Congress with the aim of restoring:
Almost makes you want to break out in a chorus of “I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill Last Night."
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