Last week, a group of charter-school advocates associated with an advocacy group financed partially by the Walton family interrupted a campaign speech by Senator Professor Warren in South Carolina. Rep. Ayanna Pressley, a Warren surrogate on the scene, managed to calm things down. This was the first act of civil disobedience by charter-school activists aimed at a specific candidate in my memory. Since my turnip truck is in the shop, I had to walk to work today, and, while I was doing so, I began to wonder if the Waltons really wanted to make a point about SPWs wealth tax, which would hit them fairly hard.
In any case, not long after the above event, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported on the results of Louisiana’s