Matt McCarten writes a typical Matt McCarten piece in today's Herald on Sunday. It's laden with pro-worker, anti-employer vitriol.
It's such a biased piece that we're not going to worry about quoting passages, which will please at least one of our lurkers; if you want to read it, here's the link.
Two things emerge from this story though. First of all, McCarten and his union cronies have signalled their intention to use the Rugby World Cup as a weapon with which to attack the government and employers. That is entirely predictable, given McCarten's track record.
Secondly, McCarten fails to mention the role of the CTU in this week's events. Are we surprised by that? Of course not. McCarten is so obsessed with the joy of the workers rising up to fight the government that he can't see how far back the CTU (and the PPTA) has set the union movement with its ill-considered actions this week. But why would we expect anything different from Matt McCarten?