Wednesday, March 09, 2011

When you've lost the Boston Globe...

... you need to stop looking for victory and hope that you can get to defeat with dignity. At least, if you're a public sector union...
THE PROPOSAL by public-employee unions in Massachusetts to reduce health insurance costs for cities and towns may be a good-faith gesture, but it doesn’t go nearly far enough. Half measures can’t control soaring medical costs for public employees, which threaten to degrade basic municipal services for taxpayers across the state.

In a tacit acknowledgment that municipal health costs have become unsustainable...
I would never, ever have expected to read this editorial in the Boston Globe. Even if the Globe's editors can see the light, we may well be at the dawn of a new day.

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