Birds of a Feather

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No surprise columnist Tom Friedman, who got his status the old-fashioned way by literally whoring himself into a rich family, is standing up for somebody who also has whored himself but in the Chicago style. Of course I am referring to Arne Duncan, the man who would be national superintendent of public schools but is a stupid, corrupt son of a bitch who shouldn't even be allowed to run a hotdog stand, let alone get anywhere near government.It doesn't matter that every single goddamned thing pushed by the "reformers" does not work and has been shown to be a spectacular failure. That's because truth doesn't matter when you are a slave to an ideology, this one being the idea the public commons should be sold off for private gain.That is what neoliberalism is in a nutshell: Everything is for sale to the highest bidder, with no restraint on greed. . . .

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