Debra J. Saunders

I think the answer can be seen in a San Francisco Chronicle poll of local politicians -- all Democrats, of course. None would commit to backing a ban on transit strikes, but many lawmakers -- including Gov. Brown and state Sens. Mark Leno of San Francisco and Loni Hancock of Berkeley -- wouldn't say no.

When officials from the most pro-labor bastions of liberalism won't cut that idea off at the knees, you know big public employee unions are losing voters.

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