Ira Stoll on the Latest Left-Wing Bias from The New York Times


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For the latest example of left-wing bias from The New York Times—ostensibly a news organ—look no further than this weekend's front-page article on the Walton Family Foundation and charter schools. The article reports, for example, that "Walton's Mr. Sternberg, who started his career in Teach for America and founded the Bronx Lab School, a public school in New York City, does not apologize for Walton's commitment to charter schools and vouchers."

What an odd formulation, writes Ira Stoll. Why would he apologize? Why should he be expected to apologize? He's helping to make schools better. He has nothing to apologize for. If anyone should apologize here, it is the Times, for suggesting that an apology is in order.