Saturday, January 15, 2011

"Cathie's Choice" Of Words...

From The New York Post.

That didn't take long.
Just two weeks after she took the job of schools chancellor, Cathie Black has already put her foot in her mouth -- reportedly telling parents that her solution to overcrowded schools is "birth control."
"Could we just have some birth control?" Black said during a meeting of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s school overcrowding task force on Thursday in lower Manhattan.
"It would really help us out a lot," she added...

...In another bone-headed comment, Black told a parent after the 35-minute forum that the impending budget cuts she had to make are like trying to decide which child should be killed.
“I don’t mean this in any flip way. It is many Sophie’s choices,” she said, in a reference to the book in which a mother in the Auschwitz death camp has to decide which of her two children will live, The Tribeca Trib reported...

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