The poet William Stafford set himself the task of writing a poem a day. When someone asked him what he would do when his poem-of-the-day wasn't very good, he replied "I simply lower my standards." In order to increase output, the bar here is set at a low level - the point of this is to have some fun with current events and politics. I welcome contributions and comments. Now you can also follow Doggerelo on Twitter (@doggerelo). Because of continuing medical problems, I'm no longer able to post a poem-a-day. I'll continue to post poems, but at a reduced frequency, so please stay tuned.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Unions Compared to North Korea

A $10 million dollar ad campaign launched by an organization dubbed “Center for Union Facts” ,  compared the status of union workers in the US to the people of North Korea, who “don’t get real change”, the point being, according to the ad, that “fewer than 10% of employees in unions voted to join their union.”

Our unions are like Kim Jong Il
‘Cause our workers are lacking free will
But we must proclaim
It’s not quite the same
Since we have no license to kill.

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