“Krauthammer Rules The Waves” to speak in terms of Britain’s empire in decline, perhaps in similarity to Republican frustration and poll decline …
Two staunch U.S. allies [Bibi Netanyahu and Lech Walesa] salute a man they would like to see lead the free world. Yet the headlines were “shove it” and “culture.”
Scorecard? Romney’s trip was a major substantive success: one gaffe (Britain), two triumphs (Israel and Poland) and a fine demonstration of foreign-policy fluency and command — wrapped, however, in a media narrative of surpassing triviality.
Polish Labor Isn’t Happy To See Romney
(The Nation) – “Solidarność is in no way involved in the organization of this meeting nor had the
initiative to invite Mitt Romney to Poland,” the 700,000-member union announced.
Below the fold: Mitt Romney and Solidarność
“Regretfully,” added Solidarnosc international department head Andrzej Adamczyk, “we have learned from our friends in the American trade union central AFL-CIO representing over 12 million workers about Mitt Romney’s support for the attacks against trade unions and labor rights. In this respect, I wish to express…our solidarity with American workers and trade unions. [Solidarity] will always support the AFL-CIO in their struggle for the right of workers to organize and bargain collectively.”
Solidarity has been outspoken in its support of recent labor struggles in the United States, signaling clear opposition to the anti-collective bargaining position adopted by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and other Romney allies.
Activist Who Reagan Called ‘One Of The World’s Greatest Labor Leaders’ Coming To Support Occupy Wall Street
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The two faces of Lech Walesa
The once great labor leader is serving two masters: on moral values the Catholic Church and still enjoys the limelight of the Reagan era in photo-op with Republicans.
Poland’s Solidarność Union Tells Wisconsin Workers: “Your Victory is Our Victory as Well”