Senator DeMint Calls Chicago Teachers ‘Thugs’
Steve Bartin 17 September 2012 No Comment
[This article was syndicated via RSS from Newsalert. The views represented do not necessarily represent those of the Chicago Daily Observer.]CBS Chicago reports:
As Chicago teachers walked the picket lines for a fifth day, a U.S. senator called the teachers “thugs.”Making it harder for Rahm to steal some extra money from Washington D.C.
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina) made is remarks while speaking Friday at the Values Voter Form in Washington, D.C.
“You know, we have had a lot of bad news this week,” DeMint said. “On my way over I was reading another story about a distant place where thugs had put 400,000 children out in the streets and then I realized that was a story about the Chicago teachers strike.