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Obama Campaign Dodges Chicago Teacher Strikes, Then Makes Jokes

tripmom92 Wrote: Sep 11, 2012 9:26 AM
I certainly remember that day. My husband is a firefighter/paramedic (20 years and counting) I always remember ,, it could have been my husband, he could have lost his life. Our family does special things to remind other around us.... We have a 9/11 flag that is used, use flag on our van, we dress patriotic, have time of prayer and go to any special event in our area. My son, as a Civil Air Patrol cadet, who is in the color guard, at times do events.

Team Obama is keeping pretty mum when it comes to commenting on the Chicago Teacher Union strike today that left 400,000 students without a classroom to learn in. National press secretary for the Obama campaign, Ben Labolt, dodged questions regarding the matter, essentially saying the strike situation shouldn't be turned into a political football on a national level.


You know what else doesn't help educate kids? Teachers who choose to strike rather than show up to work.

Shortly after Labolt bolted from the...