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Betsy DeVos can't be bothered

Say this for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos: She's consistently elitist.

She's also consistently obtuse, which often is the demeanor of the entitled. DeVos simply can't be bothered to consult studies that don't comport with what she already believes or to consider input from members of Congress who have a duty to safeguard the public education system that serves their constituents.

DeVos is unwaveringly attached, at times to the point of staggering ignorance, to

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