It's about an hour into the after-party when someone in the middle of the room, near a giant projector screen playing vintage television ads, begins banging his glass and yelling for everyone to be quiet.
We are about to find out yet again whether we are a nation of laws or men. The U.S. Senate will be voting perhaps as early as Tuesday on the FAA Reauthorization Act, including whether House-passed Section 806 will remain part of the bill.
The Teamsters aren't laughing at FedEx's crude hostility toward union workers. FedEx Express pretends to be an airline because it wants to preserve the special favor it received from Congress 14 years ago.