Wednesday, December 7, 2016

BREAKING NEWS - Having lied about her education background – Linda McMahon is now a Trump appointee - Wait What?

BREAKING NEWS - Having lied about her education background – Linda McMahon is now a Trump appointee - Wait What?:

BREAKING NEWS – Having lied about her education background – Linda McMahon is now a Trump appointee

President-Elect Donald Trump has announced that World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon will head the Small Business Administration.  McMahon is well known in Connecticut, including her record of lying about her educational background.
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Recalling the “English, ah… no French, yeah… French” Episode.
As a strong supporter of public education, and having served on the General Assembly’s Education Committee, I found it particularly offensive when Governor Jodi Rell announced that she was appointing Linda McMahon to the Connecticut State Board of Education in January 2009.
After conducting some research, I wrote a memo to the Democratic members of the Legislature’s Nominations Committee outlining a number of factors that I believed made the case for rejecting her nomination and keeping McMahon off the State Board.
As a later Freedom of Information request by the Stamford Advocate’s Brian Lockhart revealed, when a member of the committee told Rell’s office that she had heard from a constituent who was “concerned about whether Mrs. McMahon would be an appropriate role model,” Rell’s staff, McMahon’s lobbyists and the WWE’s vice president of global public affairs kicked into high gear.  In one memo they 
BREAKING NEWS - Having lied about her education background – Linda McMahon is now a Trump appointee - Wait What?:


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