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Trouble in Paradise: Unions Opt to Skip Democratic National Convention

One of the trolls down thread, Independent something or other snarked about the loss of the Senate in this state by the election of a DemonRAT. This was a pyrhhic victory. The Legislature has been adjourned since I believe March and will not convene again until after the election in November. That means the winner will have to run again to keep that seat. He may win it again however, I wouldn't be so smug as to believe the DemonRATs will still have control of the Senate in Nov.

Convention season is nigh, but the Democrats’ gather won’t quite be the Greek-columned, overflowing-football-stadium fete they had in Denver last time around. No, Charlotte is looking to be much more subdued: a shorter party with fewer guests, in large measure due to a union hissy fit.

Indeed, the Dems have cut their party down from four days to three, and now, their BFF from 2008 has decided not to come. Rather than join in the fun with Obama and company, unions have instead thrown money at their own party in Philadelphia, on August 11. Contributions and even...