Skip to comments.Education secretary urged his employees to go to Sharpton's rally
Posted on 08/30/2010 5:14:25 PM PDT by RatherBiased.com
President Obama's top education official urged government employees to attend a rally that the Rev. Al Sharpton organized to counter a larger conservative event on the Mall.
"ED staff are invited to join Secretary Arne Duncan, the Reverend Al Sharpton, and other leaders on Saturday, Aug. 28, for the 'Reclaim the Dream' rally and march," began an internal e-mail sent to more than 4,000 employees of the Department of Education on Wednesday.
Sharpton created the event after Glenn Beck announced a massive Tea Party "Restoring Honor" rally at the Lincoln Memorial, where King spoke in 1963.
The Washington Examiner learned of the e-mail from a Department of Education employee who felt uncomfortable with Duncan's request.
Although the e-mail does not violate the Hatch Act, which forbids federal employees from participating in political campaigns, Education Department workers should feel uneasy, said David Boaz, executive vice president of the libertarian Cato Institute.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
Can you do that?
Reverend of the Church of Hate Whitey.
Every black person I know has always found Al Sharpton to be a buffoon and an embarrassment. Arne Duncan is one of only a few people stupid enough to take him seriously. It’s troubling that this idiot is the Education Secretary.
I thought there was some obscure law against that?
Time and a Half?$?
Sharpton on O’Reilly right now.
well well well.
No surprise there.
Did anyone in the lamestream ask how many white people showed up at the Sharpton rally?
Sharpton had a rally? s/
Everyone who participates will be getting one of these fantastic “I get to keep my job” tee shirts.
Abolish the Dept of Ed.
“Can you do that?”
No controlling legal authority!
I hope he kept the receipt - I want to return his gift.
He is not the FIRST BLACK Prsident! He is half white and half black. Will the REAL BLACK man step forward and take your true place in history?
If the shoes were on the other feet, the bolshies would be calling for heads to roll and the Secretary of Education would have already prepared his resignation statement.
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