At the Idaho Statesman, Kevin Richert has prepared a Friday editorial that gives Gov. Butch Otter and education reform allies the tongue lashing they deserve for stating they will resurrect parts of failed propositions:
And where does Otter find the mandate to resuscitate three laws so soundly defeated by the electorate? He says he has seen encouraging polling numbers. The polling was done by Education Voters of Idaho, whose spokesman, John Foster, refused to divulge details. At least Foster’s consistent. This is the same group that only released its list of campaign donors under a court order. Where there’s secrecy in education policy, can Education Voters of Idaho be far behind? More here.