Archie Bunker belonged to a union

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    I saw a few repeats the other day and I was surprised that Bunker, the caricature of rightwing lunacy, belonged to a union.

    It got me wondering....when did unions become the devil incarnate? Was it under Reagan?

    Yeah, yeah, I know it is only a tv show but it seemingly matched the general mood at the time.

    Honest answers welcome. :)
     
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    When people learned what union bosses did with the money and their criminal connections.
     
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    No, I don't think that's it, but thanks for trying!
     
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    I think he posts here now under the name "The T"
     
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    No problem---thanks for asking a question that you already know the answer to.
     
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    Yep Reagan/Newt.
     
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    Umm so why do people still support political parties then?
     
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    denial
     
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    Didn't need no welfare state... Everybody pulled his weight...

    Gee Our old Lasalle ran great... Those were the days! :)
     
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    :confused: I don't KNOW the answer. If I did, I would have structured the OP differently.

    I really don't get why "conservatives" decided that unions were the enemy.
     

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