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Unwittingly, taxpayers help public unions finance candidates they like

Came across an interesting article in the Washington Examiner about how public sector unions and campaign financing.

When government employees favor one candidate for public office over another, and the disfavored candidate wins, this creates a poisoned atmosphere and an awkward situation in the workplace.
Public officials are chosen, either directly or indirectly, through popular elections, and the government employee should be indifferent as to the outcome of the election.

More here: Diana Furchtgott-Roth: Stop campaign funds from public-sector unions


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