Mike Colangelo <air@vatican_.con> wrote in
> Newsom needs to be tossed in a woodchipper.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) weighed in Saturday after three Southern
California school board members managed to block an updated social studies
curriculum from being formally approved because it included material about
gay rights icon Harvey Milk.
Temecula Valley School Board member Danny Gonzalez first prompted
objections from community members gathered to watch the meeting by saying
that Milk’s “lifestyle choices” were “wildly inappropriate” and calling
him a “pedophile.”
The school board president, Joseph Komrosky, agreed with the
characterization, claiming that including Milk in the curriculum amounted
“My question is, why even mention a pedophile?” Komrosky asked at one
Milk, who was assassinated in 1978, became one of the first openly gay men
to be elected to public office as a member of the San Francisco Board of
Supervisors. He is only mentioned in supplemental materials, not the main