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Civic Illiteracy Won the White House for Obama

traitorbill Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:10 PM
When failure is considered success, any union teacher can succeed. It explains why Obama has granted so many waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act. It explains why Obama supports race based discipline standards. It explains why teachers can get away with "cheating parties" where the correct their students work on standardized tests.
traitorbill Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:11 PM
It also explains why public school teachers send their children to private schools.
It was only 7:15 last Tuesday evening when my daughter, who works in conservative journalism, texted me to say the election was lost. For a painful four hours, I watched the results confirm her early analysis. When it was clear the president would be re-elected and Republican challenger Mitt Romney had lost, I took an over-the-counter sleep aid and went to bed.

On Wednesday, I began a weeklong home improvement bender, drowning my sorrows in a five-gallon bucket of latex paint the color of vanilla creme. But there was no painting over my pessimism about the future.

I...