Harriet Solomon: GOP double standard

June 7, 2014 

Regarding the June 4 news article “ Common Core on the way out”: The Republicans in the General Assembly, who oppose the Common Core State Standards, would cut it only so much as not to forfeit $400 million of federal money in the “Race to the Top” competition, according to Rep. Bryan Holloway, yet they have no qualms about rejecting, out of hand, free federal money to provide medical care to 500,000 North Carolinians who have no other recourse but Medicaid.

Are they hypocritical, inconsistent or just plain cruel?

Harriet Solomon

Chapel Hill

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