Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Bachmann Asks the Right Question About DofEd


...Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told Sen. Jim DeMint’s forum Monday that if elected president she would look to get rid of the Department of Education, among other things. “Because the Constitution does not specifically enumerate nor does it give to the federal government the role and duty to superintend over education that historically has been held by the parents and by local communities and by state governments,” she said, responding to a question by DeMint...--Hot Air quoting CNN

The Hot Air essayist jumps back from Bachmann's position about as fast as possible, mealy-mouthing about whether DofEd is 'constitutional'.  'Well, it's not prohibited,' she says, ignoring entirely the red-highlighted text which is the core of the REAL argument.

Good for Bachmann!

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