(The Blaze) Former domestic terrorist-turned professor Bill Ayers was widely unseen during the 2012 presidential campaign — a radical change from 2008, when the controversial figure’s face popped up frequently in conservative media. On election night this year, though, rather than keeping himself out of the narrative, Ayers penned and released an open letter to President Barack Obama, congratulating him on his win and imploring him to bolster the public education system.

“Dear President Obama: Congratulations!,” the note enthusiastically opens. “I’m sure this is a moment you want to savor, a time to take a deep breath, get some rest, hydrate, regain your balance, and take a long walk in the sunshine.”

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