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The Good Wife: 'The Most Honest Portrayal of Labor Unions I Have Ever Seen on Television'


Ed Sills of the Texas AFL-CIO sends us this:

My wife and I are big fans of “The Good Wife,” which, besides the inspired-by-real-events plotline—a wife “stands by” a cheating politician who has a statewide profile—is as fine a legal procedural as I have seen on television. The show combines a “case-of-the-week” approach with the ongoing soap-opera-style plot, and it pops.

[This week's] episode, “A More Perfect Union,” was extraordinary even by the show’s high standard. It delves into what happens when workers come together to try to form a union. The featured case involves a g...