Ah yes, the greater good. Former Florida governor and Common Core proponent Jeb Bush knows all about the greater good:

During his speech at this morning’s Broward Workshop business breakfast, Bush dished up a hearty helping of Common Core slop:

Bush has repeatedly explained the standards, implemented and controlled by the states, are designed to make the United States more competitive with the rest of the world. He said those who oppose the standards support the “status quo,” oppose testing and are worried too much about children’s self-esteem.

“Let me tell you something. In Asia today, they don’t care about children’s self esteem. They care about math, whether they can read – in English – whether they understand why science is important, whether they have the grit and determination to be successful,” Bush said.

“You tell me which society is going to be the winner in this 21st Century: The one that worries about how they feel, or the one that worries about making sure the next generation has the capacity to eat everybody’s lunch?”

Speaking of lunch, Michelle Malkin has lost hers:

True story. If Bush is so concerned about education, he ought to set an example and get himself educated:

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