Mitt Romney supports school vouchers | Arkansas Blog

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Mitt Romney supports school vouchers

Posted By on Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 6:57 AM

The Billionaire Boys Club has won. If Republican Mitt Romney — finger always held to the wind — is rolling out an education plan based on vouchers, you can guess he believes he's riding the national tide.

(I know he doesn't use the word "voucher." But giving people money to pay private school tuition is a voucher in any language.)

In an increasingly have/have not society, no reason the school system shouldn't be divided up the same way. The egalitarian U.S. school system — built on a premise of universality and equal treatment under the law — is so 1954. Separate and unequal return.

Now if Mormon Mitt Romney could also detect the changing tide on greater acceptance of sexual minorities. See the article today on a movement for fair treatment of gay people in the Mormon Church. If Mormons can change, can Arkansas evangelicals be far behind? (Wait. Don't answer that question. Too depressing.)

Tags: , , , , ,

From the ArkTimes store


Comments (10)

Showing 1-10 of 10

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-10 of 10

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • IHOP coming down, but .....

    I always scan the Little Rock City Board for items of interest this week and this one caught my eye: A zoning measure required by a proposal to tear down the IHOP at Markham and University.
    • Apr 30, 2016
  • Police identify two women found fatally shot on Chicot Road

    Little Rock police have identified two women found dead of gunshot wounds in an SUV parked next to a vacant trailer in a mobile home park at 11500 Chicot Road.
    • May 16, 2017
  • Saturday's open line

    Got any thoughts? Put them here.
    • May 21, 2016

Most Shared

Most Recent Comments



© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation