Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Kurtz on Post vs. MCEA

Long-time Gazette columnist and current Center Maryland columnist Josh Kurtz breaks down the Post’s war on MCEA today. Unlike your author, Kurtz is not a labor movement lifer. Kurtz notes the Post’s own turbulent labor history and concludes:

So really, the Post is just reverting to type here. And with another political season upon us, as it tries to reassert its power over Montgomery County elections, the newspaper’s strategy seems pretty clear: to tear down the institution it sees as its biggest rival for winning the hearts and minds of county voters.