A Leftist public sector official and self-described “Proud, Black, Muslim” with a “hyphenated identity” has gone off the reservation today in Seattle.
From the Post Millennial:
An employee of Seattle, who has been called a “social justice warrior” and is now a progressive candidate for the King County Council threatened to blow up a school bus, then called middle school students cowards as they fled.
Gardheere then began yelling at the children about America’s relationship with Somalia, according to police reports. An audio recording of the incident demonstrated that when the driver told Gardheere to leave the bus she said, “You need to calm yourselves down ’cause I could have a bomb. Look how loose my clothes are.”
Deputy Prosecutor Gretchen Holmgren said students were afraid for their safety and as students fled through the rear emergency exit of the bus, Gardheere began screaming that they were “cowards” for abandoning their classmates.
Democrat State Senator Rebecca Saladana said in her endorsement of Gardheere, “I will follow Ubax anywhere.” Former radical Seattle City Council Member and activist Mike O’Brien called Gardheere “An amazing leader.” It is unclear if Saladana or O’Brien were aware of Gardheere’s bomb threats against children on a school bus when they gave their endorsements. Read more…