Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial page editor calls for murder of GOP legislators

The editorial page editor of the Detroit Free Press, the largest newspaper in Michigan and the largest city newspaper owned by Gannett, has called for the murder of Michigan GOP state legislators for the “crime” of voting to fund charter schools.  Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist has the shocking details: [Monday] Michigan’s Republican legislators voted to bail out Detroit’s abysmally run schools with $617 million in taxpayer funding. The same bill also fought efforts to constrain charter school choices in Detroit. Prior to the vote, Stephen Henderson wrote on his editorial page: We really ought to round up the lawmakers who took money to protect and perpetuate the failing charter-school experiment in Detroit, sew them into burlap sacks with rabid animals, and toss them into the Straits of Mackinac. After noting that charter school advocates support charter schools, he doubled down on the violent rhetoric: It is every bit deserving of...(Read Full Post)