Earlier this afternoon, Charles Barron held what may have been the second press event of his congressional campaign to embrace the endorsement of DC 37, the largest public employees union in the city. And Mr. Barron could not have been more different today in terms of tone and messaging than in the only other public campaign event we’re aware of: his campaign launch last November.
“I don’t care what they say, I’m still not saluting the flag!” he buoyantly exclaimed back then for what he’d do when in office. “I’m not going to be afraid — y’all can write this one down, y’all going to like this one – I’m not going to be afraid speak out against Israel and what they’re doing to the Palestinian people. We’re going to tell it like it is!” Read More