Wingnuts are wringing their hands lately because Democrats are "angry" -- as though being angry is worse than, say, total incompetence and lying.
The truth is, I am angry. And I would love to have an honest discussion about reality on many important fronts. But that's really hard to do when Pope Puppets get on their high horses with inane rhetorical questions like this gem from George Leef, standing in today for the always-amusing John Hood.
We’re pouring enormous resources into education. More citizens than ever go to college, but literacy is in decline. Will any education leaders acknowledge that there’s something wrong with this picture?
Does this clown actually believe that education leaders don't acknowledge there's something wrong with this picture? Does he actually think responsible leaders truly believe everything is just hunky-dory? Doesn't he know that dedicated teachers and administrators all across North Carolina are sick to death by the way they're hamstrung and forced to teach to the test to fulfull Dear Leader's disastrous NCLB mandates? Doesn't he understand that the radical right has launched a full assault on science?
Nobody knows better than people in public education that public education needs to be improved. But cheap shots from wingnuts eager to privatize everything in sight is not the way to inspire change.
Wingers like Leed and Pope hate government and public service. They're dedicated to two things and two things only: money and power. And they wonder why we don't want them involved in caring for and teaching our children.