Campaign pressure evident in lawmaker's literature

UTC
US NEWS FEEDS > OKLAHOMA >

The Oklahoman OpinionYOU seldom see a politician brag, even implicitly, that he alone impeded access to treatment for children with addiction issues or hindered homeless kids' ability to get services, but never underestimate the pressures of a campaign. In a recent mailer, Oklahoma House Speaker Charles McCall, R-Atoka, boasts that he “refused” to “allow voucher legislation” to even receive a legislative debate, characterizing school choice bills as legislation that “would rob rural schools of dollars to be spent in urban private schools.” In case that message is too subtle, the mailer includes a picture of a grasping hand (labeled “big city insiders”) reaching for “our rural schools.” Yet the content of the major school choice proposal...

READ MORE >
Campaign pressure evident in lawmaker's literature

Sponsored Content