Big unions don't want a compromise on the fiscal problem. They want their money and look to their friend Barack Obama to help.
United Steelworkers Union boss Leo Gerard told Democrats compromising with Republicans will suffer the same fate as former senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.). They would be out of a seat! Gerard has also threatened to "hit the streets, kick some a--, and mobilize" to encourage Obama to move forward in creating big spending plans. Obviously, Gerard's animosity toward free market capitalism fuels his gansta'-like comments. According to the magazine, Gerard perceives capitalism as economic "inequality" that "leads to instability and violence."
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