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Support For Higher Education Crucial, Avers Student

When you’re holding a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. And some of us are more likely than others to end up holding a hammer. Also sprach Chuck Slothower:

Watch out for further solidification of the tax revolt, attacks on public education and abortion rights, militarization and an ever-increasing privatization of government services.

Oh dear. It’s going to be one of those pieces where we recklessly conflate five issues.

The value of other commitments to government are less quantifiable, but just as real. Older Americans should keep in mind that their declining support for government harms us all.

Because government involvement makes everything better! (And aren’t older Americans, as a group, favorably inclined towards the government where prescription drug benefits are concerned?)

Ah, screw it. Nobody, with the possible exception of Colin (and Tim after three drinks) is arguing against a state subsidy for higher education. However, four years of pieces like this have me wondering if the net value of journalism majors to the nation is really as great as all that.

  1. JohnH says:

    I’ve noticed that his last 2 editorials are “I’m right, you’re wrong, no evidence needed, because I’m me.”

    I was also thinking that they need to get some sort of conservative / libertarian / not bleeding heart liberal to be an editorial writter.

  2. Timothy says:

    On balance, no.

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