The latest from James Pethokoukis and the AEIdeas blog.
There are things that are appropriate for charter school authorizers (and the legislators that write charter school policy) to ask schools to demonstrate before they are allowed to accept students and public dollars. And there are things that are inappropriate for them to request. Many authorizers (and legislators) have gone far beyond what is reasonable and appropriate.
The chief responsibility for the destruction of Palmyra will rest with the Islamic State. But it is worth considering why a reactionary interpretation of Islamic law has taken hold among groups like the Taliban, the Islamic State, and Al Qaeda affiliates.
It’s not hard to imagine that many Democrat-inclined voters will vote for Clinton despite the deleted emails, the six-figure speech fees, the contributions from foreign governments. It’s harder to imagine these voters generating the enthusiasm that drove up Democratic turnout in 2008 and reversing the trend that is apparent to anyone who looks at the numbers.