“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.
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.
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 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.
“Never pick a fight with someone who buys ink by the barrel,” Mark Twain advised. In 1975, a hard-nosed union did just that – and lost.
A review of Washington Post articles on Uber from this year—during which damning revelations about the company came in waves—shows that the paper is informing readers infrequently, and not at all in the past four months, that Post owner Jeff Bezos was, and presumably still is, an Uber investor.
The media has boxed President Trump into a corner and his only way out may be through war.
Pundits have plenty of reasons for Republicans’ 2016 electoral success, but none may be as explanatory as a book published in January, before a single ballot was cast. In Dark Money, Jane Mayer zeroes in on brothers Charles and David Koch and the secret network they’ve created to push their anti-government zealotry.
When it comes to covering education the Washington Post is nothing if not consistent. For nearly a decade, as Michelle Rhee and then her close friend Kaya Henderson headed up D.C. Public Schools, the Post was their cheerleader. And now, even after the anti-union duo has departed, the Post carries on.
“During this election, the Republican and Democratic parties have asserted unprecedented control over the primary debates… And the results have been disastrous.”