RPOF: This Day In CRIST-ory 6/13/2002 – Does Charlie Still Love School Choice?

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DEMS’ PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS WILL REVIEW ALL DEM CANDIDATES’ STANCES ON EDUCATION

 

Democratic Party’s Progressive Caucus, Having Already Attacked Crist, Promises To Review All Dem Candidates’ Stances On Issues Like Education. 

“The state Democratic Party’s Progressive Caucus, meanwhile, has announced it will issue analyses of the three candidates’ stances on gun rights, reproductive rights, education and possibly the environment. The first installment, on gun rights, criticizes Crist …” (William March, “Shaky Democratic Governor’s Race Could Benefit Crist,” The Tampa Tribune, 6/8/13)

 

BUT ON THIS DAY IN CRIST-ORY – JUNE 13, 2002: CRIST STOOD RIGHT BEHIND GOV. JEB BUSH AS STATE ANNOUNCED EXPANSION OF SCHOOL VOUCHERS

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE PDF OF JUNE 13, 2002 EDITION OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA DAILY NEWS TO SEE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION CHARLIE STAND BEHIND GOV. JEB BUSH ANNOUNCING 8,900 STUDENTS BEING “ELIGIBLE FOR PRIVATE SCHOOL VOUCHERS”

 

LEADING DEMOCRATS ATTACKED SCHOOL CHOICE AS “FAILURE OF LEADERSHIP”

  

Then-Florida Democratic Party Chairman Bob Poe: “The Reemergence Of … Private School Vouchers Across Florida Shows Jeb Bush Has A Long Way To Go To Meet The Higher Standards Florida Expects From A True Education Governor …” (Mark Hollis, “‘F’ Grades Mean More Vouchers,” The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, 6/13/2002)

 

Then-Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Janet Reno: “[This Is] A Failure Of Leadership … Taking Dollars Out Of Those Public Schools For Voucher Programs Is Not The Answer.” (Mark Hollis, “‘F’ Grades Mean More Vouchers,” The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, 6/13/2002)

 

Alan Stonecipher, Spokesperson For Then-Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Bill McBride: “[This] Cuts Negatively For Bush On The Whole [Because He Has] Presented The State As Moving Forward On Education, And Now, That’s A Tougher Argument To Make.”  (Mark Hollis, “‘F’ Grades Mean More Vouchers,” The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, 6/13/2002)

 

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