Time for The Big Dog to Bite Back
So far, his administration’s seeming coziness with some of the same powerful interests now vilifying him has left middle-class voters, including Democrats suffering that enthusiasm gap, confused as to which side he is on. If ever there was a time for him to clear up the ambiguity, this is it. (Frank Rich, NYT)Academic Press
"Apparently, plenty of people around the country think it’s a bad idea to let small children play." (mariasallee in Failing Schools)
The Billionaire's Boys Club
“They made my campaign viable,” said Mr. Pollard, a lawyer who supports the charter school movement. The windfall has made him a legitimate contender. (NYT)
They have contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to his campaigns, provided him with rides on their corporate jets, socialized with him at luxury golf resorts and waterfront bashes and are now leading fund-raising efforts for his Boehner for Speaker campaign...
“So he often speaks with employers, rather than, for example, labor unions or environmentalists who support job-killing policies.” (NYT)