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Thursday, March 4, 2010

As State Shits on Education System, Protester Utters 'Shit' on Live TV

Posted By on Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 8:25 AM

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Student protesters taking part in today's "Day of Action" won't have to put up with any rain -- but, our non-weather forecast does call for a shitstorm.

That term fairly accurately describes the state's stinginess with regard to education funding in recent years. But it also describes the public relations skills of the student protesters. Given the opportunity this morning to express her ethos on live television, one San Francisco State student activist told KTVU Channel 2 reporter Kraig Debro this was all about "not taking their shit." This must have been doubly embarrassing for Debro -- after all, SFSU is his alma mater.

San Francisco denizens in realms other than Park Merced may soon have the opportunity to mingle with student protesters. Rallies are scheduled for both 1:30 and 5 p.m. at Civic Center.


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Joe Eskenazi

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Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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