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DeVos lacks proficiency

DeVos lacks proficiency

One of the more amusing Twitter memes to arise in the wake of last fall's presidential debates was the Donald Trump book report, brief synapses of famous works of literature written like a teen trying to fake his way through a school assignment. Here's a fave: "Uncle Tom's Cabin, worst cabin in the inner city. Terrible schools. Nasty women & bad hombres everywhere."

While Mr. Trump's controversial education nominee, Betsy DeVos, is a wealthy and high-profile advocate for school vouchers who was bound to endure an icy reception from pro-public school Democrats, what was shocking in her appearance Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and...