In today’s Wall Street Journal, William McGurn highlights the hypocrisy of DC and federal officials who send their kids to private school but are working to kill the same opportunities for poor families in Washington D.C. He compares how the press reacts to a proponent of traditional values who is caught cheating on his wife to this kind of hypocrisy. He closes with a well-stated challenge to the press corp:
There’s only one institution capable of holding these leaders’ feet to the fire: the national press corp. Parents and their children will be rallying just a few blocks from the White House. What are the odds that our networks and newspapers will think it is worth covering?