Faux Outrage Du Jour

Wingnuttia is a abuzz (read: frothing at the mouth, gnashing their teeth, shrieking with indignant outrage) today at… um, this:

It certainly doesn’t take much to get these hysterical loons wound up, apparently.


“A Lesson in Capitalism”

Comedian Rush Limbaugh thinks that selling test grades, as recently proposed by some parents in North Carolina to raise money for their school district, was “a bold innovative approach” with “visionary promise” for the education system.

That the parents’ previous fundraising effort had failed miserably was also “lesson in capitalism” — when the legitimate sale of goods fails, turn to venal corruption instead and re-brand it as “innovation”…