And Justa Another Thing…

Where does USA Today find its op-ed contributors, a bar at 4 in the afternoon? Reading this rant about No Child Left Behind one expects the next line to be “and lemme tell ya something else, those damn commie liberals are ruining this country…” Leave aside lines like No Child, sanctions the wholesale busing of children away from their neighborhood schools,” which is not even accurate and warrants a correction, the piece suffers from a, how shall we say, lack of connection with what the law does and doesn’t require and its implementation to date. Thing is, there are plenty of legitimate and sophisticated critiques of the law and its implementation. Pieces like this, however, seem to studiously avoid making them.

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