Case in point -- Michelle Rhee, the teacher-bashing, union-hating former D.C. schools boss, is hawking her new book on her StudentsFirst website. The title? "RADICAL". Give me a f#@kn break.
That's right. This adviser to Tea Party govs in Florida and Michigan, now fancies herself as the new Saul Alinsky.
I haven''t read Rhee's book yet. But got this from from Valeria Strauss' review:
… There’s hardly any introspection on Rhee’s part as to why she was so widely unpopular with the District’s African-American parents, the ones whose support was crucial to her success in turning around the city’s schools. Instead, Rhee presents her time as chancellor as a battle between good (herself and Fenty) and evil (unions, other D.C. politicians), in which the evil side won.There's nothing more un-radical than seeing the masses of predominantly-black voters in your city as "the evil side."