Mitt Romney Sides with Rahm Emanuel

At Commentary, Bethany Mandel writes about the ongoing Chicago Teachers Union strike. According to Chicago’s Mayor, and former Obama administration Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, the work stoppage “is totally unnecessary. It’s avoidable and our kids don’t deserve this.” In what Mandel calls “a surprising turn of events,” Mitt Romney has backed Emanuel. “Teachers unions have too often made plain that their interests conflict with those of our children, and today we are seeing one of the clearest examples yet,” Romney said in a statement to the press. 

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