Rich Miller gets in the first licks on the Governor's education gamble this Holiday Weekend. It's a doozie:
To me, this looks more like a $10 billion plan to eliminate a potentially devastating African-American opponent from the campaign and the foundation for millions of dollars of TV ads, hundreds of newspaper headlines and dozens of stump speeches rather than something that will actually become law one day.Stay tuned for more weekend editorials and columns as they become available, and please post links to any I miss.
UPDATE: Downstate Democrats have come out against the Governor's proposal in full force. Read here.
"If all the money is going to Chicago, there's no way I'm going to support this." (State Rep. Brandon Phelps)