15. And in this regard, they deserve a bashing or two. Unions are great when they work,
but we haven't seen them working for a very long time. While the union itself is the only officially recognized mechanism we have with which to bargain our labor, the unions have often been run for the benefit of the union executives over that of the rank and file.
Remember that Archie Bunker was a union member and virtually everyone immediately recognized that character as representative (though obviously as a TV character) of what we saw.