Texas Kids Whup State Senator From Dallas in Debate About Vouchers

What diaper baby? He was ambushed, really!!

He is a little slow on the uptake if he doesn’t understand that most people have no interest in vouchers in any format. Trying to pass voucher legislation amount to trying to teach a pig to sing. It will only annoy the pig and frustrate you.

Vouchers in Texas are the brain fart..I mean child of Lt. Dan. He thinks he knows best and is the smartest person in the state with nearly 27 million people, 5.3 million are school children.

Diane Ravitch's blog

A Texas State Senator debated a group of students from Richardson ISD, and as they say in Texas, the kids gave Sen. Don Huffines a whupping. The students were in grades 7-12.

He tried to persuade them they needed vouchers so they could go to private schools, and a student told him it wouldn’t work because the vouchers would never be large enough to get them into the best schools.

He got testy and snapped at her:

“Huffines countered by asking: “Do you want me to give them $15,000 so they can go to Hockaday or St. Mark’s? That’s the most selfish thing I’ve ever heard.”

Huffines got hot under the collar when the students took issue with him. He lost his cool. His spokesman said “he was ambushed.”


“But Meredyth Childress, a PTA member and mother of one of the students at the meeting, said the students were not…

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