If he did, he wouldn’t say things like this:
Obama: If a worker shut down a manufacturing plant until they got what they wanted, they'd be fired. Watch live: http://t.co/4DWGiJMVCO
— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) October 3, 2013
As Free Beacon‘s Lachlan Markay tweeted, the only way to read this is that it is OK to fire workers for striking.
I’m sure the fawning NBC social media hack who tweeted the line didn’t even understand that it made him look stupid.