The Perils Of Being Against NCLB
Love him or hate him, Rush Limbaugh's got an infuriatingly good way with rhetoric, as illustrated by his riff on the idea of rolling back NCLB:
"So they're out there lobbying Congress to reduce this 100% target and delay the 2014 deadline," according to Rush Limbaugh ( Democrats Demand We Leave Some Kids Behind). "I'll make a deal with them. I'll be glad to make a deal. I'll say, "Fair enough. So we can stop with this 100% healthcare coverage, then, for every child in America?...Well, let's eliminate the whole goal of 100% elimination of poverty. And how about this? Let's eliminate this whole notion of a hundred percent carbon neutral footprints. You guys want to play a game, I'll be glad to."