Right-wing hacks have decided to smear our cherished public education system by calling them “government schools.” Here’s GOP candidate Rick Santorum using that terminology right on cue. Don’t listen to know-nothings. Our K-12 public school system and public universities are what have enabled decades of innovation and many to experience the American Dream. cc MOMocrats
Targeting the existence of public schools
About a year ago, when Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign was still in its infancy, he included an interesting target in a list of societal enemies: public education. “Just call them what they are,” Santorum said. “Public schools? That’s a nice way of putting it.