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Joe Flood
Participant

Wasn't very funny but seemed largely aimed at government unions - the able-bodied person retiring on disability, the restrictive work rules, no-show jobs, generous contracts. That perception is out there, inspired by stories like how California is being bankrupted by its government unions. People are frustrated at an unresponsive government that doesn't seem to share the pain of the recession. Not saying that any of this is necessarily true but that's the public mood right now.