As Laura Clawson writes at The Daily Kos, Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirst honored an anti-gay legislator in Tennessee as its “legislator of the year.” Last year, the organization picked a Georgia legislator known for his strident anti-immigrant views.

Rhee supported 105 candidates in 2012. 90 were Republicans.

Her organization spent nearly $1 million in Tennessee legislative races to make sure the state legislature was in the hands of the most rightwing candidates, the ones who would push hard for privatization and for stripping teachers of any job protection and academic freedom.