A press release by Leading Authorities, Inc. ("the nation's most progressive event design firm") earlier this afternoon states the following:
Leading Authorities, Inc. has signed Andrew (Andy) L. Stern, the former president of the 2.2 million-member Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the fastest-growing union in North America. Stern turned SEIU into a powerful political force, and Stern and SEIU were widely credited for helping elect Barack Obama in 2008.
"We are extremely proud and privileged to be representing Andy Stern," said Leading Authorities founder and CEO Mark French. "He is a major force in Washington politics. He transformed the labor movement, raised huge sums for President Obama's election, and exerted monumental influence on the health care debate. Everyone at LAI is thrilled to be working with Andy."
Stern will be addressing audiences about politics and issues such as fiscal policy, entitlements, immigration, healthcare, and the future of the labor movement. He will speak independently, and also be matched with leading Republican thinkers.
Apparently, Leading Authorities believes people will be lining up to hear Mr. Stern speak in the future.
“I bring reason to your ears, and, in language as plain as ABC, hold up truth to your eyes.” Thomas Paine, December 23, 1776
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