By on April 21, 2020

Image: UAW

With very little going on in the automotive realm amid the pandemic, we decided to check in on the United Auto Workers to see if another chapter had been added to the organization’s ongoing corruption scandal. Not much news on that front, though the union did announce its pick for presidential candidate. On Tuesday, it publicly embraced Joe Biden.

While Biden has long been the presumed UAW favorite, a March confrontation with a Detroit factory worker over the former vice president’s 2nd Amendment policies briefly resulted in a cadre of union members pushing back against the candidate over social media. At the time, the situation looked to have done real damage to his prospects of getting union endorsements in the Midwest. However, it seems the outrage was short-lived. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has taken great strides to appeal to factory workers living in states like Michigan and Ohio — measures that clearly helped get him elected in 2016.

Recall the UAW came out rather aggressively against Trump prior to the last election and ultimately endorsed Hilary Clinton. With that in mind, it would be almost unthinkable to see the union change course. It was probably always going to be Biden; the union just needed to make an the obligatory announcement.  (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Old_WRX: @Slavuta, Doesn’t all this mud slinging get tiresome? Yes, the Russian Disinformation Bureau —...
  • CaddyDaddy: Don’t need a quarter to play on Expressway, just watch vid of I-5 in Seattle of Jag v. BLM sit in....
  • Old_WRX: @Lie2me, Are you really asking? If so I will do my best to try to explain what I see in what he said that I...
  • CaddyDaddy: Hiroshima, Twin Towers Collapse, oh my that escalated fast. BTW, 11K or so folks die every day in the US....
  • Lie2me: “Russian disinformation bureau” I want examples Trump’s Republican party

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Matthew Guy
  • Timothy Cain
  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber