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Trumka Supports McEntee’s “Bullshit” Verdict on Baucus Bill

Ben Smith gets a quote from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Gerry McEntee’s — er, "colorful" description of the Max Baucus bill:

"Gerry has much wisdom," Trumka said in an interview today, referring to AFSCME President Gerald McEntee, who attacked the bill last week. "We don’t think that the way to provide benefits for everybody is to tax people’s benefits so they end up losing their benefits."

McEntee, as you’ll recall, led the AFL-CIO convention in a chant of "bullshit" in response to the Baucus bill. Which, I would concur, is the response of someone with "much wisdom."

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Trumka Supports McEntee’s “Bullshit” Verdict on Baucus Bill

Ben Smith gets a quote from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Gerry McEntee’s — er, "colorful" description of the Max Baucus bill:

"Gerry has much wisdom," Trumka said in an interview today, referring to AFSCME President Gerald McEntee, who attacked the bill last week. "We don’t think that the way to provide benefits for everybody is to tax people’s benefits so they end up losing their benefits."

McEntee, as you’ll recall, led the AFL-CIO convention in a chant of "bullshit" in response to the Baucus bill.  Which, I would concur, is the response of someone with "much wisdom."

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Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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