High school project resurfaces as a political weapon

This screen capture is from a video IID candidate JB Hamby and classmate prepared for a 2011 class project at Brawley Union High School. The video is now being used as a weapon by Hamby’s political opponents. COURTESY PHOTO

EL CENTRO — A video made for a Brawley Union High School English class nine years ago has become a talking point in the race for the Imperial Irrigation District Area 2 director’s seat.

The current occupant of that seat, Bruce Kuhn, shared a video Saturday on his Facebook page of candidate John Brooks Hamby interviewing shoppers at a local Walmart and testing their knowledge of basic history, science and math.

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