Schultz calls eighth-graders at Sandbag Central ‘slave labor’
FARGO -- City and school leaders bristled at comments made Tuesday by syndicated liberal radio host Ed Schultz when he equated eighth-grade volunteers filling sandbags at Sandbag Central to “slave labor” helping only the rich.
“Consider the source,” Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker said. “All the kids have permission slips from their parents. They are fed extremely well. They are enthusiastic in contributing to their community. So, I think the term ‘slave labor’ is incorrect, totally.”