David Brooks: Block out Common Core bluster
David Brooks, New York Times
Posted: Monday, December 30, 2013 12:00 am
A couple of months ago, I visited the Congressional Budget Office, one of our most trust- inspiring government agencies. On the elevator ride, one of the economists confided that it can be challenging to be in government these days.
They work furiously hard to analyze the impact of bills — immigration reform, tax reform, entitlement reform and gun legislation — but almost none of these bills ever makes it into law. There’s all this effort but no result.
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