Isn't Democracy fun? Folks like you who think it is a spectator sport, and then vilify those who actually participate in their civic duties really crack me up.<quoted text>If they attack the wrong people, you'll wish differently.
What's occurring in Michigan is an exact repeat performance of what transpired in Ohio in 2010 and 2011. You know what happened there, don't you?
The only difference is that this time, when the GOP rushed the legislation through the legislature they followed the Koch Brothers' advice and added appropriations to the bills so that pursuant to the Michigan Constitution, they are ostensibly not subject to a public repeal referendum vote.
Give it time, and watch what transpires. Ask John Kasich.
Those who think this legislation emasculated union political clout, are in for a rude awakening, I think.