“We’re looking at this first time around as a learning experience, and we remain committed to pursuing these needed ethics reforms. We’ll make the necessary changes this experience suggests are needed, and we’ll be able to prepare accordingly next time knowing that the real opposition to ethics reform in South Dakota is NEA union officials back east.”
- Jim Anderson of the Measure 10 campaign,
which went down to defeat thanks to NEA-sponsored TV ads.
“By the way, had the teachers’ union been around when Sam Adams threw tea into the harbor, they would have run ads against him.”
- Carla Howell of the Question 1 campaign in Massachusetts,
which would have eliminated the state income tax. NEA millions helped defeat it.
“The CNN hologram is the single stupidest thing I have ever seen on TV, and I am including Carrot Top in that statement.”