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Quotes: Humorless Politics Make Progress Tougher

Quotes2Today, however, practically nobody seems to have a sense of humor, at least not about anything bearing on ed reform. Is it because of our unfunny national politics? Because social media and 24/7 news mean that even a short chortle can be turned by one’s foes into evidence that one is making light of something? I’m not sure about the cause, but I can attest that it’s hard to make common cause with people who can never share a spoof or jest.

-- Fordham's Checker Finn via eduwonk (De-Coupling Of Education Reform)

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