Utility workers from across the US are descending on the Northeastern states left ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, but some volunteers making the trek are being told they can’t pitch in since they don’t belong to a union.
Dude, what? I like unions as much as the next guy, but this doesn’t make any sense. At all.
What? a quick google search indicates this is spreading like wildfire amongst the right wing blogsphere…funny it doesn’t seem to be coming up elsewhere. Not like funny ha-ha, but more like funny ass-hattery from the likes of Drudge and Malkin.
And then there’s this
Non-union utility crews from out of state can work in N.J., power companies say
Reblogging with updated information. Looks like that this story is yet another right-wing conspiracy all-outright lie of a story. Thanks to theweaversweb for helping me correct the post.
And now that it’s out there, it’ll be another right wing myth that will never die, just like the birther bullshit or low taxes on the rich … I mean “job creators”.