I will be glad to pledge to stand together with you when you pledge to stop cutting back room deals with the oligarchs to preserve your useless "place at the table," a practice that has weakened the teaching profession to the point where we are now trying to defend against the final destruction of the teacher-student relationship by test-based teacher evaluation plans that you agreed to.
Your days as president of workers' organization that demand leadership, rather than sucking up to Bill Gates, are numbered. But until you are voted out, go ahead and make your public pledge to stand with workers rather than Bill Gates, and I will [be] right behind you with my pen.
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