Former Teamster Rick Smith: The Democratic Party Has ‘Diminished Work in This Country’
SMITH: "After the election, 'Daily Kos' put out a piece that now we can be happy that the miners in West Virginia will lose their health care, which was basically just saying, 'I hope they all freaking die because they voted for Trump.' And what infuriated about me is what we've done to the working class of this country, is we've said they're all stupid. We've diminished work in this country. We've diminished the value of the man or a woman who gets their hands dirty, the people who drive the trucks and hammer the nails. We've diminished that as an entire society. And the Democratic Party is as guilty of this as anyone as well."