Here in Montgomery County, we are up to our eyeballs in politicians. They like to hear themselves speak in public, like to see themselves quoted in publications, and with the advent of social media, they are all over Facebook, Twitter, and who knows what-all.
It’s really hard to tell in Montgomery County if a politician means what they say, or if they are just pandering to you to get you to vote for them. So we’re introducing a new feature on the blog called “Wait Wait! Don’t Pander to Me!”
We’ll provide the reader with a quote from a local politician. Readers will then have 24 hours to respond with the name of the politician who made the statement, and whether the statement represented a firm commitment on his/her part, or whether the politician was simply pandering for votes.
Are you ready? Here’s the first quote:
MCPS must provide a full continuum of program options to meet the diverse need. We should make sure that students all across the special education spectrum have choices.