Classy: AFT leader Randi Weingarten cuts off 9-year-old kid’s speech

http://twitter.com/#!/popcornreel/status/371312312952446976

Randi Weingarten: For the Children™!

Jesse Jackson was far from the only March on Washington speaker to be silenced at the March on Washington on Saturday. The American Federation of Teachers president trotted out budding labor activist Asean Johnson, 9, as a prop …

http://twitter.com/#!/AFSCME/status/371306757143814146

… and promptly cut him off.

http://twitter.com/#!/Ms_MacKnight/status/371306812110565376

Asean was the youngest speaker at the Al Sharpton-organized event in D.C.

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http://twitter.com/#!/PragObots/status/371306982919389184
http://twitter.com/#!/auntielisa/status/371307988515962881
http://twitter.com/#!/Mama4Obama1/status/371309343989579776
http://twitter.com/#!/theosmelek/status/371310426631319552

Prog fightin’ words:

http://twitter.com/#!/kmontenegro/status/371309972392386560

Payback’s a bitch:

http://twitter.com/#!/amy10506/status/371307433085255680

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Update:

Here’s the video.

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Update II:

Weingarten responds to Twitchy story: AFT president retweets to rebut ‘myth’ she cut short 9-year-old speaker at March on Washington event

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/08/24/classy-aft-leader-randi-weingarten-cuts-off-9-year-old-kid-at-march-on-washington/

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