Republicans hate unions, and will stop at nothing to get rid of every last collective bargaining agreement in America.
The fact that so many union workers vote Republican is evidence of how easily duped people can be.
"But lost in all the media hysteria vilifying the TSA was the appalling story of labor abuse against the agency’s screeners, a consequence of Republican anti-union policies. If anyone is wondering why collective bargaining rights are so important to public sector workers, look no further than the TSA, whose employees suffer the lowest morale and highest attrition rates of any federal agency, year after year."
- Did You Fall for It? America's Outrage Over TSA Naked Body Scanners Was Right-Wing PR to Prevent Workers from Unionizing | | AlterNet (view on Google Sidewiki)