Well, hell! He was hired by the Republican majority on the Wake School Board, so who would have supposed he might stay aloof from politics, anyway? Plus he obviously needs to help in any way possible to keep the anti-diversity Republicans in power in Wake County. A $250,000 annual salary is a terrible thing to waste!
But how high would Tea Partiers leap if a Watauga County Superintendent became a featured speaker at a partisan Democratic event?