Watching the teachers picketing makes me think of the leader of the modern teacher’s movement Albert Shanker.
Shanker led both the United Federation of Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers. He famously said that "When school children start paying union dues, that's when I'll start representing the interests of school children." Of course that attitude won him the American Medal of Freedom posthumously from President Bill Clinton in 1998. Go figure.
Of course that’s why teachers are screaming outside the legislature in