George Lakoff writes: "Unions, through their political contributions, support the basic freedoms, protections, and resources we all require to have a decent life and live in a civilized society. If those unions are destroyed, American life will become unrecognizable in a remarkably short time. Democracy as we know it - not just budgets and unions - is at stake in the Wisconsin protests."
The door of Democratic Rep. Brett Hulsey's office, covered in notes of support at the Capitol in Madison, Wisconsin, 02/26/11. (photo: John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal/AP)
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