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Huckabee catches heat for 9/11 video

Why is former New York City firefighter who lost his son in 9/11 furious with Mike Huckabee?

One-time presidential contender and now Fox TV personality Mike Huckabee is part of Learn Our History, a company which creates educational videos for schoolchildren about our nation's history.

And one of their latest offerings is 9/11 and the War On Terror, which depicts a cartoon jetliner crashing into the two towers.

Huck's charging $9.95 for the shipping and handling costs.

Retired FDNY fire chief Jim Riches, who lost his son, also a firefighter, in 9/11, said he is appalled Huckabee is making money off the video.

“The timing is right before 9/11, he's trying to punctuate it. He's going to get money out of this ... some people have no shame at all,” retired NYC fire chief Jim Richards told MSNBC. He called the profits “blood money.”

He also thinks it's teachers who should be explaining 9/11 to our kids -- not politicians.

"It should be done by educators and child psychologists, not politicians," Riches said.



 
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