The real reason is the Left’s hegemonic control of the culture industry in this country. Looking back at Triangle gives them a new opportunity to use the event for one reason—to try and ignite a new movement on behalf of unionization of public sector employees-and to argue that the condition of Wisconsin teachers, let us say, is the equivalent of that of the women who worked in the Triangle factory one-hundred years ago!
Sunday, March 27, 2011
The Left thinks Wisconsin teachers are as bad off as textile workers in 1911!
The left is trying to use the hundredth anniversary of the horrific Triangle Shirtwaist Fire (which happened March 25, 1911) to score political points, according to the esteemed historian Ron Radosh. Radosh writes at Pajamas Media that