RS Interview: Elizabeth Schultz (Fairfax Cty, VA School Board)
My general rule of thumb is that any position in a democratic system that is filled via election is pretty much by definition important: if there wasn’t some benefit to holding it then it would just be filled via appointment by an elected official. In this particular case: the Fairfax County school district is one of the largest in the country, has quite a lot | Read More »
The Breakdown of Montgomery[*] County.
The Washington Post can be amusing, sometimes. In this article (via Instapundit) they provide a comparison of two counties – Montgomery County in Maryland, and Fairfax County in Virginia – to the former’s distinct disadvantage. The short version: Montgomery County is stuck with an elected Democratic leadership that is beholden to public sector unions*, spends in a fashion that insults drunken sailors, and… actually, those | Read More »