CURMUDGUCATION: TX: Education Savings Accounts & Vouchers 2.0

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TX: Education Savings Accounts & Vouchers 2.0

Yesterday the Dallas News gave Mack Morris “Special Contributor” some space to plug Education Savings Accounts. ESAs are often called another way to do vouchers, but they are actually worse. Still, folks can be excused for misunderstanding– the Dallas News includes headline art of a cap-and-gowned woman holding a giant $100 bill, suggesting that even the Dallas News has confused vouchery ESAs with the other Education Savings Account meant as an instrument for collecting money for college.

Morris is actually the Texas deputy Director for Americans For Prosperity, one of the Koch brothers astroturf groups that has crusaded against Obama, Democrats, and government (you know– that big organization that takes your money and…

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