04/11/2014 5:40 PM
04/11/2014 5:41 PM
I seldom agree with Rahm Emanuel or Bob Ray Sanders. Our worldviews are too different.
However, I do recognize logic when I see it, and that was the difference between their columns of April 3.
Emanuel basically stated that Republicans and Democrats were both wrong in “their” view of early childhood education. He then described the steps he took to implement early childhood education in Chicago schools: (1) he got the money for the programs by cutting the Central Office Budget, (2) he eliminated 28 programs that were not working and better funded programs that were, and (3) most importantly, he actively involved the parents in the process recognizing that they were critical to success.
Sanders’ logic was simple: If you oppose the Affordable Care Act, it’s because you hate the president more than you love your country.
You decide who made the better argument.
— Jim Lawrence, Arlington
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