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Poll on UFT's website takes a beachy approach to union politics

The city teachers union has polled members about the Common Core standards, budget cuts, and contract terms. Now it’s polling them about which union antagonist they hate least.

The UFT’s website always hosts one flash poll questions. As of this weekend, the featured question is “With whom would you least want to be stranded on a desert island?”

The list of options is a who’s who of teachers unions’ most vehement critics: former city schools chancellors Joel Klein and Cathie Black; StudentsFirst founder Michelle Rhee; Twitter-wielding capitalist Donald Trump; and Mayor Bloomberg.

So far, only eight users of the UFT’s website have answered the poll. But the lead is going to Michelle Rhee, who so far is the least despised of the people on the list.

Thanks to the eagle-eyed reader who pointed us to the latest poll question!

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