Joe Biden, Union Buster

Joe Biden greets workers during a campaign stop at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Mack assembly plant in Detroit, Mich., March 10, 2020. (Brendan McDermid/Reuters)
His proposals would eliminate large numbers of union jobs in manufacturing.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A mid all the confusion caused by the coronavirus and the usual noise of the campaign season, Joe Biden wants to make one thing clear: He is focused on helping the middle class, particularly union workers. “Middle Class Joe” wants to “build back better” from the pandemic by ensuring “the future is made in America,” particularly by “newly empowered labor unions.” His desire to support unions is so transparently sincere that it is curious he has chosen to run on policies that may well bring disaster to them — at least in the private sector.

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Mike Watson is the associate director of the Center for the Future of Liberal Society at the Hudson Institute.

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