Who Needs a Carrot When You've Got a Giant Throbbing Stick?

If “card check” is such a great idea, then why is one pundit resorting to unveiled threats — against Democrats! — to get it passed? Read:

If you believe that a society cannot be truly democratic without a strong labor movement, and if you believe that the only way to build a fair economy is by making sure people can belong to unions, then, this is where a line must be drawn: Democratic Senators who block or undercut the Employee Free Choice Act should face well-funded primary challenges.

The other thing I’d like to know is, since when did stripping secret ballots away from the “oppressed masses” become progressive?