“These days when people who advocate for charter schools are told of the history of school choice they get very upset and they deny it, but that is the truth.”
How the Washington Post, Big Money and a bit of racism re-elected a GOP governor in Deep Blue Maryland.
“It’s not surprising that we’ve seen an increase of hate or racist incidents” in Anne Arundel County, says civil rights activist Carl Snowden.
In Maryland, Tuesday’s election saw widespread irregularities in heavily African American precincts in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties.
Ahead of Tuesday’s election, the Washington Post is downplaying Gov. Hogan’s role in the scandal engulfing UMD.
Two years before Donald Trump rode the Tea Party wave into the White House, Larry Hogan captured the Maryland governor’s mansion with the help of this same energy.
Today’s polls are not just failing, they seem to be doing so in a way that makes black progressive candidates appear to have less support.
With just seven weeks to go, each news cycle is critical and the Post is determined to see that Ben Jealous doesn’t win any of them, or the election for Md. governor.
Ben Jealous faces stiff competition, and not just from incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The Post has set its sights on defeating Jealous.
While Gray believes he can win, the 75-year-old former mayor must weigh another consideration: Is he prepared to endure another round of attacks from The Washington Post, which went to great lengths to defeat him four years ago.
The Post’s lackluster pursuit of Jack Evans stands in contrast to the paper’s coverage of other councilmembers, particularly those whose base of support consists mostly of black voters.
The Washington Post is known for aggressively reporting on local corruption in D.C., but the newspaper makes an exception for Jack Evans, the city’s longest-serving councilmember.