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Whatever Donors Want… Donors Get… Especially if the Donors are the Waltons

The Republican candidate for Governor is wiling to see his votes on de facto vouchers to the Waltons. This story from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution illustrates everything that is wrong with politics in general and the influence of donors on education policy at the state level.  Here’s a synopsis: one GOP candidate for governor, Lt. Governor Cagle, who controlled the items to be considered in the legislature, was told by the Walton family that if he failed to bring a badly written bill to a vote they would make a $3,000,000 donation to his opponent. He caved in and advanced the bill.

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