By Monica Showalter:
Naturally, the unions are screaming bloody murder instead of cleaning up their acts and adjusting to the idea that performance at taxpayer expense actually matters. Too often they defend the worst of these sinecures due to their political loyalty and end up running government as a gang , rewarding shiftlessness and incompetence in exchange for loyalty.
There’s a big problem here, because unionized federal workers, especially the stupid, uneducated ones, make grossly more than average taxpayer in salary and benefits, and as an added bonus, they cannot be fired. In the past, government workers contented themselves with lower salaries and higher job security, but now they make more than normal people and provide less in value to the taxpayers.
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