That pretty much says it all

Northwest’s mechanics go on strike:

After months of talks broke off here just before midnight Friday, union spokesman Jim Young said the mechanics would rather see the airline go into bankruptcy than agree to Northwest’s terms. The Airline Mechanics Fraternal Association 4,427 of Northwest’s 40,000 workers.

This simply goes to show how much unions care about their fellow workers. They’d rather pull the plug on the 35,573 employees who don’t belong to their own little union than lose 2,200 jobs. Is that understandable? To a certain extent, misery loving company and all, but it also shows precisely the same level of indifference to others that unions typically accuse management of having.

It would seem that they are simply projecting, wouldn’t it.