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Maybe It Was a Catholic Public School?

By on 9.28.05 | 3:31PM

NYC mayoral candidate Fernando Ferrer is having some difficulty remembering basic personal bio bullets. He apparently wrote on his campaign website that he "attended public schools for most of my education" when he is a product of Catholic schools. Tack this onto his claim that his daughter graduated from public school while she actually is an alum of Cardinal Spellman High School.

These lapses can't be helpful. Bill Donahue, Catholic League president, quickly weighed in today with an email release: "This is not the first time that Freddy-the-Faker-Ferrer has turned his back on Catholics. In 1996-97, when Mayor Rudy Giuliani floated the idea that one way to stem overcrowding in the public schools was to send students to Catholic schools, the Faker went mad." More here.

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