National Affairs: Don't Blame Me

In another time and climate, Washington's hoary old dodge-the-blame game might have been amusing. But last week Democrats and Republicans were playing the game for all it was worth over the tragic demise of hardfisted, desperately needed labor legislation. In another part of the capital, Arkansas' John McClellan and his Senate investigating subcommittee continued to document graft, corruption and outright racketeering that led repeatedly to the nation's biggest unions, e.g., the powerful Teamsters, whose boss Jimmy Hoffa is deep in a plan to organize all U.S. transportation. In the face of such evidence...

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