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Jon Stewart Mocks Michigan's 'Right-To-Work' Race To The Bottom

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Dec 12, 2012 5:00PM


The phrase "right-to-work" sounds like such a "positive and uplifting message," right? Eh, not so much "So it's really a right to work around the union for the corporation," Stewart said. "It's one of those things that are actually named for the opposite of the thing they do, like strip bars call themselves gentlemen's clubs."

It's all Indiana's fault anyway. They adopted right-to-work legislation first, and Michigan is just trying to keep up with their neighbor. But now that both Indiana and Michigan have the law on the books (as do 22 other states), how will they differentiate to compete for jobs? Watch Jason Jones and Aasif Mandvi show what the states could do to attract corporations... like euthanizing workers when they reach retirement age.