America Does Not Want to Destroy Unions

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A national poll by USA Today/Gallup finds that Americans, by a pretty healthy margin — 61 percent to 33 percent — oppose efforts to prohibit unions from collective bargaining, which is the main point of contention in Wisconsin right now. A slimmer majority, but still a majority, opposes even reducing pay or benefits for government employees. [USAT]