The History of Mr. Block Voting Against His Interests

After an election, have you ever found yourself scratching your head, wondering why it seems that working people vote for candidates that do not represent their interests?  Well, that feeling is nothing new.  Back in 1912, Ernest Riebe of the Industrial Workers of the World created a comic strip character, Mr. Block. 

This is republished from The Rick Smith Show’s Labor History in 2:00 project.