Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute bluntly declares that Mayor Emanuel was defeated by CTU. Hess clearly prefers the Scott Walker style of crush-the-unions and take no prisoners.
His scorecard is interesting.
It is a good counterweight to those who say that CTU did not win enough concessions.
Remember this was a negotiation, not a battle to the death. The great thing about the strike was that it happened. Teachers got a spine and a voice. That’s the news.