Skip to comments.LOTFI: Sen. Lamar Alexander must apologize for lying about opposing federal education
Posted on 07/24/2014 6:44:07 AM PDT by cotton1706
NASHVILLE, July 23, 2014 U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R) is facing a tough primary challenge from State Rep. Joe Carr (R). Carrs momentum has built over the months and Lamar is sweating bullets underneath his red flannel shirt. More than 20 state legislators have endorsed Carr over Alexander. They join more than 60 conservative Tennessee organizations, vice presidential candidate Governor Sarah Palin, the National Association for Gun Rights and more. In natural form, Alexander is placing his bets on misleading the Volunteer state on just where his record stands on the issues. Most insulting of all is Alexanders attempt to prey upon low information voters when it comes to federal education and Common Core.
Alexanders campaign has been blasting out ads that declare he is against a national school board. Lucky for Alexander, no such de jure national school board technically exists. Its easy to say youre against something that doesnt exist in law. Unlucky for Alexander, a de facto national school board does exist. Not only does a de facto national school board exist, but it also has a curriculum. Oh, Alexander has been the superintendent for decades.
What is this de facto national school board? Its called the U.S. Department of Education and the Senate Education Committee. Its current curriculum? Common Core.
Today, Alexanders ads insinuate he opposes federal education. This is a blatant lie. No campaign ad will scrub the internet of Alexanders past. Alexander was the head of the United States Department of Education from 1991-1993. In addition, Alexander leads the Senates National Education Committee with Senator Tom Harkin (D- Iowa). Furthermore, Alexander is a staunch proponent of Common Core.
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Lamar! is a big part of what is wrong in America.
We’re moving to Tennessee and are already registered to vote. We’ll get there just in time to vote for Carr.