I met a man named Joe yesterday in Oakland, MD and want to share the story. Joe is a union member and relayed to me that he was upset because he felt that the Democratic Party had abandoned working-class America through their relentless pursuit of higher taxes and Obamacare.
I want to strongly caution the Democratic Party that I have been meeting men and women like Joe more and more frequently and they will be your downfall if you don’t moderate soon. You see, the “Joes” of America are waking up en masse and refusing to play the politics game anymore.
Having spent my entire life in deep-blue states and being raised in a union family, I am intimately familiar with the problems and concerns affecting the “Joes” of America and the current Democratic Party has largely ignored them in favor of special interests.
Whether it’s the pandering to:
-the health insurance lobby in order to shove Obamacare down America’s throats (and, ironically, to destroy long bargained for union benefits packages)
-the far-left, redistribution-wing of the Party, through higher tax rates which are driving union jobs overseas
-or to the “Green” lobby which is putting union coal workers and construction workers on the unemployment lines,
the modern Democratic Party has completely sold out the working man.
Be forewarned, you will hear from Joe on Election Day, I’m sure of it.