You Can’t Teach an Old Leopard New Spots

By February 3, 2010Labor Unions

News coverage of the hearing Tuesday by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on the nomination of Craig Becker to serve on the National Labor Relations Board.

We take Mr. Becker at his word.

But just once we’d like to see a nominee say, “Senator, on the issue of all those radical statements and arguments I wrote in academic papers, I fully stand by them. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, I will do my utmost best to implement the policies I have always advocated, no matter how extreme they seem to you. That’s the point of elections, isn’t it? The winners put their policies into effect.”

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