The Washington Post
At the Conservative Political Action Conference this week, the supposed evils of the Common Core educational standards were front and center. So, too, was an unmistakable case of pandering.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) declared, “We need to remove Common Core from every classroom in America.” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) blamed his predecessor for forcing his state to adopt the standards and said that he is now deeply concerned about “the heavy foot of the federal government coming in.”