As we have noted many times before, crony capitalism happens all over. The Democrats do it. The Republicans do it. They typically do it in slightly different ways but neither party is the sole source of crony capitalism. There’s plenty to go around.
Michelle Malkin also makes this point in the column attached below which highlights the educational dealings of Jeb “I’m really thinking about 2016 if Christie doesn’t take all my donors” Bush.
This Common Core thing just stinks to high heaven. Everyone seems to hate it but the big shots.
(From The National Review)
The resignation of Florida education commissioner Tony Bennett couldn’t have come at a better time. His disgraceful grade-fixing scandal is the perfect symbol of all that’s wrong with the federal education schemes peddled by Bennett and his mentor, former GOP governor Jeb Bush: phony academic standards, crony contracts, and big-government and big-business collusion masquerading as “reform.”