At the conclusion of a good answer about No Child Left Behind, Thompson concludes ”A lot of our problems in our schools are a reflection of breakdown in the family. We need more fathers to stay and raise their kids.” It gets applause, and by this point, the audience’s hands must be tired. Far and away, Fred is much better tonight.
Wendell Goler to Rudy Giuliani: “A lot of teachers, frankly, hated you sir.”
“I care about the kids more. Sorry, Wendell.” Man, everybody’s workin’ the speedbag tonight.