Jeb Bush talks with the media following his address on education to the Texas Business Leadership Council, Tuesday, in Austin, Texas. Bush said Tuesday night that America spends more on public education than any other country and yet about a third of students aren't ready for college when they graduate high school. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
“Government failed you at the federal, state and local level.” So claimed Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder about the ongoing lead poisoning of the water supply for Flint, Mich. Well, yes and no; it was a failure of Republican-style government, not government in general.