Throw the Rascals Out?

Thursday's Editorial - October 31, 2013


1. Answer the following according to Thomas Sowell:
a) How does Dr. Sowell view today's politicians? (see para. 3-4)
b) How are they different from the elected officials our country has had up until the 1930s? (para. 8-9)
c) How did this change originate? (see para. 11)
d) How do incumbents (current office holders) continually win re-election?

2. What does Thomas Sowell identify as a problem in his commentary "Throw the Rascals Out"?

3. a) What solution does Dr. Sowell offer?
b) What do you think of this solution?
c) Ask a parent the same question.