Voters continue to be closely divided over the question of public employee unions themselves. Fifty percent (50%) at least somewhat favor such unions, while 44% oppose them. These figures include 25% who Strongly Favor the unions and 25% who are Strongly Opposed.
Last month in a survey of American Adults as opposed to Likely Voters, 45% supported public employee unions, while 45% opposed them. Support for the unions was down from 53% in May of last year.
Eighty-one percent (81%) of Democrats now favor public employee unions, while 66% of Republicans and 54% of unaffiliated voters oppose them.
If this doesn’t highlight the potential of this country to devolve into a permanent client state, I don’t know what does.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that only 25% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of [Democrat lawmakers fleeing the state, likely at the behest of their union boss paymasters] while 67% disapprove. State legislators in Indiana have used the same approach to avoid a vote in their state. [...]
Sizable majorities of Republicans and voters not affiliated with either major party reject such a strategy. Democrats are fairly evenly divided, with 48% approving and 44% disapproving.
Anyone else surprised at the number of Democrats that support a collective bargaining arrangement in which the unions and the Democrats launder the taxpayer money and give it to themselves?
Where are all the Reagan Democrats?
What is wrong with this country?