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Big Labor not kicking in for the Dem convention in North Carolina

ron73 Wrote: Aug 11, 2012 1:44 PM
Obama will lose in November. Just about every group in his base is discouraged and disenchanted. They will not go out to vote in drives as they did in 2008. Young people and college students, union members, college professors, teachers, women, blacks - yes, even blacks-, Hispanics, their voting numbers will be well below that of 2008. In contrast, Republicans are energized. The selection of Paul Ryan as vice-presidential candidate has energized them even more. Romney will win.
Big Labor has traditionally been the life blood of the Democratic Party. The party owes everything it has to unions. The two have become one.

So when the party decided to hold its convention Charlotte, North Carolina - a right-to-work city and state - it committed a grave sin. The Democrats clearly upset their chief fundraising and manpower source.

And now that the party is lagging in fundraising and is trying to line up some last-minute support for its convention, unions aren’t answering the call. Many private and public sector unions that traditionally give big bucks to...