Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Rhetoric & Reality

Rhetoric (State of the Union speech, Feb 2, 2006) :
"If we ensure that America's children succeed in life, they will ensure that America succeeds in the world. (Applause.)"

Reality (2007 Fiscal Year President's Budget Request):
President Bush's budget for fiscal year 2007 cuts federal education spending by 3.8 percent, the largest in at least a decade.

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