Well, according to AFL-CIO president Rich Trumka, only the American “labor movement” is all about the “real” American Dream. I guess that means the rest of us haven’t got a clue.
Opening with Van Jones’ “American Dream” mantra, Trumka announced his pledge of 12 million union laborers and their families to support Van Jones’ “Rebuild the Dream” movement.
Trumka then goes on to explain that the real American Dream is not about a few of us having a lot, but about all of us having a “fair portion.”
“The American Dream is not that a few of us will get to be rich, but that all of us will have a fair portion of the good things in life.”