AOC: Definitely a Government School Graduate

by | Feb 27, 2020

It’s so unfair that people have to go to bad government schools! she says. And so she moved to the burbs to get a good education; and so used her political juice to get a friend of the family into a charter school. (Charter schools are not the ideal at all, but at least there’s some competition between suppliers.)

“My family made a really hard decision,” said Ocasio-Cortez. “That’s when I got my first taste of a country who allows their kids’ destiny to be determined by the zip code they are born in.”

Sounds like a great case for the free market. But that can’t be right! More of the same is the obvious solution here.

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Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan , editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Arms. He’s conducted more than 5,700 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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