Things sure have changed around here. We’ve gotten to the point in this city, with its proud working tradition, where being close to unions is seen as a liability.
Mayoral candidate Marty Walsh is having the stuffing kicked out of him for being too cozy with labor. A slew of unions have endorsed the former union official, sending along fat campaign contributions. He’s constantly asked about his union ties by reporters and debate moderators. The prospect of a Mayor Walsh inspires something close to dread in the business community.