Bailey takes one of Slate’s editors out to the woodshed for the editor’s awful want to curb private schools. They’re unfair, the editor believes, and Bailey isn’t having it.
Ms. Allison Benedikt had the nerve today to post an article on slate.com entitled “If You Send Your Kid To Private School, You Are a Bad Person.”
We-he-hell! Is that so? So, because my parents wanted my siblings to get the best education they could, they are bad people? Because my dad worked OVERTIME for YEARS to send all of his kids to a school that had small enough class sizes that allowed for our individual needs to be addressed, he’s a “bad person”? Because my mom wanted to send us to a school where we could learn and grow in our Catholic faith, she is a bad person? Because my parents wanted to send us to one of the VERY FEW safe(r) schools in town that didn’t have a reputation for…
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Boston was a city that had artificially seized up – made motionless and frozen in fear by 24 hour coverage. That same 24 hour news coverage, with its instantaneous updates, and conjecture-as-news, as exhausting as it was, provided us with a few valuable insights. The media and the government both showed themselves as highly amateurish at times, but perhaps most instructive, the resilience and ability of Americans to stand together in dire times was also shown. We saw both the best, and at times, the worst of humanity.
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For the entirety of his two terms in office, belittling and lampooning by the media and left in general, was the typical reaction of progressives to George W. Bush. He was a buffoon, a cowboy, and an idiot, they would have us believe. Bush was a maverick, willing to start wars and carry out the missions from previous administrations (invading Iraq was to finish his father’s war, many on the left claimed).
It seemed like Bush’s mere existence was enough to make some progressives apoplectic, or send them into an angry, profanity-laden, rant.
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