Latino-Labor Alliance in CA: View from Right

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Fri Aug 18 13:46:26 PDT 2000

[Speaking of the AFL-CIO]

Financial Times - August 18, 2000

WORLD NEWS: THE AMERICAS: Effusive commentator gets the Over-the-Top Award

Amid all the convention schmoozing this week, the Over-the-Top Award for effusive introductions must surely go to Bob Borosage, a leading liberal commentator, for his glowing introduction of the labour leader John Sweeney, of the AFL-CIO. Sweeney, he said, had "the heart of a lion, will of a stallion and the bite of a grizzly". All we can say is, and this guy still walks on two legs?

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