I have seen them in restaurants eating their lunch. They are well-dressed. Some of them are women. They have nice offices in shopping centers.
I’m talking about pimps, but not the sleazy, flashy, abusive kind who solicit those willing to hire themselves out to perform illicit acts for paying customers. Worse. The ones who look and act respectable while they solicit those willing to hire themselves out to perform illicit acts for paying customers.
The customers in this case being the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. And those hiring themselves out being soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines.
Someone has to say it so it might as well be me. I’ve said worse.
I bring this up now because of an incident that happened earlier this year that I wanted to let play out.
Back in January, a woman posted on Twitter a video of a teacher criticizing the military:
Help me make this go viral. My friends son was sporting his marine sweater while this liberal douche teacher rants about the military. The school is called El rancho high school in the city of pico rivera california. The teacher’s name is MR. Salcido.
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(I’m not on Twitter so I don’t know if capitalization, grammar, and punctuation rules are regularly ignored there.)
The teacher in question was Gregory Salcido. He graduated from El Rancho High, received his teaching certificate in 1999, and began teaching at his alma mater soon afterward. Salcido was also a longtime member of the Pico Rivera City Council, and even served as the city’s mayor in 2002, 2010, and 2015.
Because a student wore Marine Corps apparel to class, Salcido said: “Don’t you ever freaking bring…