TX Congress Candidate Advanced DEI Programs, Now Anti-Woke Warrior

John Huffman, the mayor of Southlake, Texas, has said he wants to promote programs that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), but now he describes himself as an anti-woke warrior. There is.

Mr. Huffman is Retire Congressman Michael Burgess (R-Texas) represents Texas' 26th Congressional District, which includes parts of Denton, Wise, Cook, and Tarrant counties.

Huffman wants to represent the Ruby Red 26th District.Burgess won His re-election margin in 2022 is more than 39 percentage points.

“On Thursday, we were asked about cultural Marxism and DEI…Here's what I said. Remember that game we won in Southlake? Let's do that across the federal government.” Huffman wrote in early January.

but, in spite of Although he describes himself as a “proven conservative Republican” and a “defender against radical, left-wing ideology and indoctrination,” his tone as a lawmaker is different now that he is running for Congress. It is very different from

His campaign website, under the heading “Our Campaign Against Radical, Left-Wing Ideology and Indoctrination,” reads:

“Racism is real. It's all around us and sweeping it under the rug doesn't help” Huffman Said In 2018, after an incident in which students allegedly called out a series of racial slurs.

In a June 2020 article, Huffman said: It shows During a rally calling for “racial justice,” he was seen speaking at a pavilion in Southlake Town Square with then-Southlake Mayor Laura Hill (R) and others.The Southlake Apple Store and William Sonoma store are planked ahead of Black Lives Matter protests. Comments on social media suggested there could be trouble at the protests.

Hundreds of people gathered in Southlake at the time to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

In response to the 2021 Candidate Questions and Answers Forum, he said: Said He said he supports former Mayor Hill's Alliance for Unity and Culture and hopes to continue its “good work” as mayor.

The Alliance for Unity and Culture reportedly Created The mayor and City Council, which includes Huffman, will promote programs and activities that promote “diversity, inclusion, and equality.”

Huffman did not respond to a request for comment from Breitbart News about his potential participation in racial justice rallies or his past support for diversity and inclusion.

Sean Moran is a policy reporter at Breitbart News. Follow him on Twitter @SeanMoran3.



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