Obama Awarded Medal of Freedom to Socialist Dolores Huerta


President Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Socialist Dolores Huerta (AP Photo)

Yesterday President Obama awarded the Medal of Freedom to Dolores Huerta, a socialist, for the work she did with Cesar Chavez. Via The Foundry:

President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Tuesday to Dolores Huerta, an 82-year-old labor activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers union.

Huerta is also an honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists of America.

DSA describes itself as “the largest socialist organization in the United States, and the principal U.S. affiliate of the Socialist International.”

Huerta has claimed, “Republicans hate Latinos,” and has spoken fondly of Hugo Chavez’s despotic regime in Venezuela. (Read More)

H/T Times 24/7