Politician Asks Hypothetical: $34 Million For Amazon Or Teacher Pay. 97% Voted For Teacher Pay.

Lee J. Carter was not too happy with Virginia House Republicans when it came to budget priorities.

He tweeted a picture that showed the state GOP’s amendment reducing teacher pay raises by $35 million while giving $34 million to Amazon for its second headquarters.

In response to the giveaway, Carter created a poll on Twitter asking citizens whether they would choose $34 million for Amazon or teacher pay.

The result showed the huge disparity between what the people want and what corporate-backed Republican legislators want:

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