When "reformers'" tip the scales in order to help their allied schools, that is bad enough. The real scandal is their growing willingness to use dubious metrics to punish poor schools and their students in order to defeat political enemies.
If you live in a state that has common-sense laws for the issuance of a carry permit, consider that only 35 states require some type of training, certification or time at the firing range to carry a loaded, concealed weapon.
You'd think the second highest paid executive at an energy company would know better than to chatter with the chairman of a regulatory commission in emails that might end up in the hands of a journalist.
The president's stimulus bill notwithstanding, many believe that Obama could be doing more to create jobs. Here's a selection of the best editorials from around the country offering both insights and solutions.
At an Indianapolis press conference, Obama struggled to draw a clear distinction for voters between his policies and those of Hillary Clinton. "It's tough," he said, "a lot of our differences get blurred."