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National Review Online, by Editors

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/15/2017 11:21:03 AM

Andrew Puzder was from the start an odd choice to head Donald Trump’s Labor Department. The chief of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of fast-food chains such as Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, Puzder has long been one of corporate America’s most high-profile advocates of Gang of Eight-style “comprehensive immigration reform” — or, put another way, one of the most high-profile advocates of precisely the approach to immigration policy that Donald Trump opposed during his campaign. Of late, immigration-related labor policy has largely consisted of signing off on the measures American businesses use to undercut domestic workers — for example, of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mean Gene, 2/15/2017 11:26:35 AM     (No. 11156722)

Oh.
Now the NRO editors are Trump-police making sure every one of his cabinet walks in lock step w/ him?
Hard to believe they don´t have a different reason.
Some anti-Trump (or, Never-Trump) agenda.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: msjena, 2/15/2017 11:30:06 AM     (No. 11156728)

I would like to make a suggestion to anyone with any influence who might read this. Stop criticizing or second guessing the Administration. We are at war with the other party. They will exploit any internal divisions within the Republicans or conservatives. Did any Democrat or left-leaning pundit or new organization ever--ever!--criticize anything Obama did? They may be back on their heels but they are united. We can´t afford to give them an inch.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Grampus, 2/15/2017 11:41:40 AM     (No. 11156742)

My adult disabled son was hired by a local Hardee´s and worked there for several years. My impression was that Hardee´s central management set sensible parameters within which franchise operators were allowed flexibility. Great staff (mature mentoring), teamwork and, yes, diversity. Don´t know how much of this was due to Puzder´s leadership, but the work experience in such an environment was a plus for my son.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/15/2017 11:47:33 AM     (No. 11156747)

@#2 - I don´t think the Dems are ´back on their heels´ at all. In fact, if I didn´t know better, you´d think the Dems are still in control of Congress. Shumer is out front every day calling for investigations of everyone and everything Trump, while Pelosi continues to make a fool of herself with no consequences at all. Seems to me the Dems are setting the agenda and nothing can get done without their tacit approval. McConnell and Ryan are nowhere to be found other than to criticize Trump once a week. Trump has supposedly done more in 3 weeks than Obama did in 3 yrs, yet nothing has changed for the better - yet. We´ll see....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Quigley, 2/15/2017 11:58:56 AM     (No. 11156755)



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Quigley, 2/15/2017 11:59:36 AM     (No. 11156756)

Just say no to nro. Right #2.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rolfnader, 2/15/2017 12:38:51 PM     (No. 11156809)

Thanks for posting this, Lalo. We´re all big fans of NRO.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dman, 2/15/2017 12:51:10 PM     (No. 11156836)

"We are at war with the other party."

Yes, #2: and the GOPe and their NRO "Never Trump Obfuscators" (/s) are part of that other "UniParty".

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Reply 9 - Posted by: greggojo, 2/15/2017 1:38:32 PM     (No. 11156885)

#2 Dead on.

Be patient folks. The NR is hardly in a position to dictate to Mr. Trump. Soon the Obama holdovers will be gone from the WH. Ignore the msm, and the anti-Trump echo chambers.

Puzder is the right man for Labor. In fact, he´s perfect. With all the screaming from the left, Mr. Puzder has actually been a champion for labor for decades.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: thomthomp, 2/15/2017 1:39:50 PM     (No. 11156888)

If NRO had not come out so strongly and viciously anti-Trump during the campaign and even AFTER Trump won the nomination I might pay some attention to them now. But no.

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