America’s school choice moment, choosing fuel or food, and more from Fox News Opinion
“I have no problems with people taking personal responsibility for their own actions. I do have problems with the way they are encouraged to do it. And I have no problem with the way someone in the White House has set this up to try to get it done by them while they’re at the same time going to have a pretty effective, well-oiled machine behind them for this whole process. But I will tell you that there is a lot more than a little bit of hypocrisy there. If someone doesn’t want the government to tell them who to marry and who to kill, and to tell them what to eat and what to drink, they ought to know better.” — former vice president Dick Cheney in an interview with Chris Wallace
“When it comes to gun control, the NRA and those they’ve got around them, [don’t want universal background checks] because it’s not just their argument to make with Republicans and Democrats. [They want to] take the political fight outside of Washington and take it to states that have more gun laws in place…. So we see the gun lobby being very involved in states that have more gun laws than are in place in the rest of the country, because what I’m hearing from you folks, is we need more gun laws. So we need more gun laws. That’s where it begins.” — former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani on CNN’s “State of the Union” at the end of July, after Republicans had voted to repeal the assault weapons ban, on a day where gun control advocates were celebrating that they had won a big step in their long-standing battle to get stronger gun control laws.
“I’m not going to say that the president has been a total failure on the issues. I’m not saying he’s a total failure on the issues. The fact of the matter is, he has been, on the issues. I think he’s given himself a challenge. He should be able to convince the American people to give him a second term in January. He has not been doing it. And I think that his job as president is to do that. If you don’t, you lose the confidence of the American people. And that could be a very serious