This Week in Statehouse Action: Too Cool For Session edition
Everything is stupid.
And by “stupid” I mean that I am so bored and annoyed with breathless coverage of the RNC chair race and the Democratic presidential primary schedule and George Santos’ latest lie and MTG becoming besties with Kevin McCarthy and which former White House occupant has found classified docs in their garage this week and …
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I’m not saying that none of this is important.
I’m just saying that what’s happening in state legislatures right now is about a bajillion times more important.
Like, say, the ongoing and escalating threat GOP-controlled statehouses pose to public education.
Republican attempts to siphon taxpayer dollars away from public education and funnel that money to private schools are nothing new.
But giving public money to private schools is … well, it’s bad.
Legislatures either don’t have the funds or simply aren’t interested…