In a surprising twist, a leading Democrat is criticizing President Joe Biden for his recent decision to join the picket line of the United Auto Workers strike. Representative Debbie Dingell, a Democrat from Michigan, has been vocal about how she believes the Biden administration should handle the strike, and his choice to physically join the workers was not part of her game plan. She even went as far as saying, “I do not believe he belongs at the bargaining table.”
Rep. Debbie Dingell criticizes Biden for getting involved in UAW strike https://t.co/tBmPtT4Boh
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) September 30, 2023
It’s interesting to see a member of Biden’s own party speaking out against his actions. Maybe there is hope for bipartisanship after all! Dingell did acknowledge that Biden has shown support for workers in general, but she didn’t shy away from criticizing his choice to divert attention from the strike and focus it on the upcoming 2024 election. She emphasized that the focus should be on the workers and the future of the domestic auto industry, not distractions caused by presidential candidates.
Dingell suggests that instead of taking sides, the government should be working to facilitate cooperation and understanding between the workers and the companies. It’s a logical approach that focuses on finding common ground and solutions rather than fueling division. It’s refreshing to hear a Democrat advocate for less partisanship and more problem-solving. Who knew bipartisanship could be so…interesting?