Who’s racist? Praise for Kibbie. Branstad v. Wiggins (Round 1)
Two questions a reporter might want to ask Gov. Terry Branstad.
If it’s racist, as you say, for the Iowa Senate to reject “the
only black department head that I appointed”...
1. Was it racist for you to reject the only black among the nine names sent
to you to fill the three Supreme Court vacancies?
2. Why was there only one black among the 30 or so men and women you chose
to run state agencies?
Just a couple of suggestions.
The Governor over the weekend took on Supreme Court Justice Dave Wiggins,
who chaired the Supreme Court Nominating Commission that sent Branstad those
nine names. Wiggins, who joined in the unanimous decision allowing gay marriage
in Iowa, is up for retention in 2012, and Branstad clearly doesn’t
like that ruling or Wiggins himself. Read More>>