Randi Weingarten’s practically inconsolable today. Despite her best efforts, the American Federation of Teachers president’s “care bear” proved to be an inadequate barrier to Betsy DeVos’ confirmation.

Since Weingarten and so many other liberals are falling to pieces over DeVos, this thought from National Review’s Katherine Timpf is worth bearing in mind:

It’s so simple, and yet … so very true.

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Update:

Another important distinction:

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