Transgender person Charlotte Clymer released a humorous statement that she will take over as U.S. Secretary of Education under the administration of President-elect Joe Biden.
In this case, many American media and citizens took Clymer’s joke seriously. This was reported by The Sun.
“There are rumors that President-elect Biden asked me to be his Secretary of Education, and I just want to confirm that this is true. His goal was to find someone more qualified than Betsy DeVos for the job, and oddly enough, I am,” Charlotte Clymer stated.
The LGBT activist noted that there are high school students more qualified for the position than she is.
Charlotte Clymer is a 34-year-old transgender woman from Texas. A Georgetown University graduate, she served in the U.S. Armed Forces from 2005 to 2012 with the rank of corporal.
She is an active feminist and LGBT rights advocate who supports Democrats.
She has been published in Glamour, The Independent, NBC News, Vice, and the Huffington Post. She has also been a guest commentator on CBS News Sunday Morning.