Every member of this adminstration is a winner

February 23rd, 2004 – 8:20 pm
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Today Education Secretary Rod Paige called the NEA (National Education Association), America’s largest teachers union, “a terrorist organization.” It was probably just a joke that was in very poor taste, but that’s not really much of an excuse.

UPDATE: Apparently Mr. Paige thinks this counts as an apology:

“It was an inappropriate choice of words to describe the obstructionist scare tactics the NEA’s Washington lobbyists have employed against No Child Left Behind’s historic education reforms.”

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