By Kyle Olson -
CHICAGO – As Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis sizes up a possible run against Rahm Emanuel for mayor of the Windy City, she has some obstacles she’ll have to overcome.
Calling it a “triple threat,” Lewis’ biggest flaws, according to Sun-Times reporter Laura Washington, are “Her looks. Her style. Her resume.”
The Sun-Times reports:
Her looks: Lewis’ sex, race and girth all grate on some voters. It should not matter. But we know better.
Lewis is overweight, has brown skin and nappy hair. That’s a disqualifier for some. When I write about her, I get plenty of hate email targeting her physical appearance. Lewis is a lightning rod for the sexists and racists.
Actually, her far-left political views and disdain for school choice – not to mention her obnoxious behavior – make her a lightning rod for average Americans. Her gender or race have nothing to do with it. ...More HERE