Education, Media, Politics

Surprise! MLive Loves EAA! (And I Fight Back)

The mouthpiece of The Mackinac Center Editorial Board of MLive posted a lovely little valentine to MI State Rep. Lisa Lyons and the Educational Achievement Authority today. As usual, a number of smart-minded folks took MLive to task for not considering such factors as “HOW MUCH WILL THIS COST?” and “Why did the Broad Foundation pony up $10 MILLION to assist a cash-hungry EAA in Detroit?”

I was one of those folks. I also took shots at the educational qualifications of Education Secretary Arne Duncan:

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Here’s the reply I received from “Community Engagement Specialist” (what was once known as an editor) Dave Murray:

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I’m “invested in the status quo”? That’s news to me (and anyone who knows me or follows this blog). My reply, a screen-grab of which I saved because I expect it to be removed by the Community Engagement Specialist:

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There’s a reason I don’t subscribe to this newspaper anymore.

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