First we saw anti-black, anti-LBGT Jeff Sessions tapped by Donald Trump to be Attorney General of the United States. Now, Trump has tapped anti-LGBT extremist billionaire Betsy DeVos to head the Department of Education. Not only is DeVos stridently anti-LGBT rights, but she is a rabid supporter of school choice and school vouchers, a system that would drain funding from public schools and help fund schools run by Christofascist denominations. Indeed, DeVos would happily do away with public schools all together. For those unfamiliar with DeVos, she and her husband have contributed huge sums of money to anti-LGBT and anti-public school causes. Meanwhile, neither DeVos nor any of her children have ever darkened the door of a public school, yet she is now to head the Department of Education which focuses - at least historically - on public education. A piece at Joe My God looks at the DeVos family's anti-gay, anti-public school history. Here are article highlights:
DeVos and her husband also donated $200,000 to Michigan’s ballot measure to ban same-sex marriage.
By the way, each of the groups cited above is a certified hate group.