The blue collar skilled men and women who built the country and formed the core of the middle class have been sold out over time. The only option for many is a McJob in the service industry.
Short term corporate gains and cronyism drove outsourcing at the expense of long term economic health for the nation. At the same time that wages have been frozen the dollar's purchasing power has been eroded. Dr. Paul calls it the inflation tax.
These people can't articulate it but they are being pinched by economic policy... McDonalds is taking advantage of it as any profit driven entity would. Their employees have the right to speech, a strike is free speech. The labor market will decide who prevails.
"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo