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Time for Senator Sanders to Denounce Arne Duncan

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' newsletter contains this item:

INSULTING REMARKS - Bernie urged President Obama to dump the co-chairman of a White House deficit commission for calling Social Security "a milk cow with 310 million tits." This outrageous statement came from conservative former Senator Alan Simpson. After Simpson breezily apologized for his statement, the White House confirmed he'll stay on the commission.

What about the insults Arne Duncan issues about teachers? Why no denunciation, not to mention call for his ouster?

Oops! The President says the same thing.

If Senator Sanders were truly Independent, he would have no qualms about such a denunciation.

Sanders' newsletter says that hatred of Social Security comes "from the right-wing, anti-government crowd."

When will Sanders and other so-called progressives acknowledge from which crowd stems the hatred of public schools?

Just asking. I'm asking Sanders and Leahy. You should ask your Congressional representatives.

— Bernie Sanders, with comment by Susan Ohanian


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