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Tom Horne Slanders Dolores Huerta's Legacy

Tuesday, February 23, 2010
by Man Eegee
Tom, Tom, Tom. When are you going to learn to keep your mouth shut?
Labor activist Dolores Huerta is many things, but Cesar Chavez's ex-girlfriend isn't one of them.

Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne learned that lesson the hard way last week when an outcry erupted over his description of Huerta before a state House of Representatives committee.

Horne referred to Huerta as Chavez's "former girlfriend."

In fact, Huerta is Chavez's sister-in-law, having married Chavez's brother Richard. She worked with Chavez to found the National Farm Workers Association, which later became United Farm Workers.

Jennifer Johnson, spokeswoman for the Arizona Democratic Party, called Horne's remark "either ignorance or sexism."

AZCentral.com

Either? How about both ignorant and sexist.

Tom Horne, you're not worthy to massage the feet of Dolores Huerta; even after she's thoroughly kicked your ass in the realm of public service. What an embarrassment you are to Arizona.

There will be dancing in the streets on the day that your bigotry is no longer in charge of our school system. This is precisely why it's a failure:



[UPDATE] Blog for Arizona has the video where he makes the sexist comments.

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