Buffalo News Editorial Backs Perez

The Buffalo News editorial board says that Thomas Perez has “empowered the powerless.”

“As soon as President Obama announced his choice for labor secretary, it became clear that Snyder native Thomas E. Perez had become the latest target of today’s toxic political environment.

“Indeed, it’s going to be a bumpy ride, as News Washington bureau chief Jerry Zremski reported. But Perez, who has fought more than his share of battles representing the downtrodden and disenfranchised, will surely be up to the tough task ahead.”

Read the full editorial here.