July 17, 2017

NO WONDER THE LEFT IS SO ANGRY AT BETSY DEVOS: DoE Civil Rights Office To Once Again Be “Neutral.” “In what appears to be yet another move to roll back the Obama era precedent of cabinet level “guidance memos” having the force of law, the Department of Education Civil Rights division will be transitioning back to being a “neutral” office rather than an activist force in the social justice movement. . . . One might imagine that the idea of ensuring that a government oversight agency remained a ‘neutral, impartial investigative’ entity wouldn’t be a controversial idea, but one would be wrong. It’s obviously plenty controversial in the eyes of many Democrats who had grown used to having their way on such matters under the presidency of Barack Obama. DeVos gave an apt description of many of the agency’s tactics when she described them as regulations issued via administrative fiat.”