Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Drive a 1958 Bonneville Off a Cliff:
Those workers are leaving the Pontiac assembly plant in the now bitterly ironically named Pontiac, Michigan. They will not have their jobs after October. Any UAW members who still have doubts about the need for nationalized health care should talk to their local's retirees. The workers in closing plants who are not union members will discover how valuable the union would have been to them. All of them should feel lucky that a much more worker-friendly adminstration is in Washington. All of them should want the Obama administration to become even more so.
Indeed, despite the cutbacks, the GM bankruptcy should be a warning shot over the bow of the working class in this country, that however much is given, it can all be taken away.