AFSCME President Gerald McEntee: “ “President Obama is the only choice for the 99 percent.”
This, after Darth Obama froze wages for federal employees; no collective bargaining allowed.
“Obama’s been criticized for not doing enough for his base,” Larry Scanlon, AFSCME’s political director, said in an interview. “So you always worry about the mood of your membership. But the depth of support in the room today for Obama surprised even me.”
Tuesday’s vote by the union board was unanimous.
AFSCME President Gerald McEntee, adopting language of the Occupy Wall Street movement, said Tuesday: “ “President Obama is the only choice for the 99 percent.”