The air today is thick with liberal tears over Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as education secretary. But some tears are saltier than others.

In the wee hours of the morning, Vanity Fair film critic Richard Lawson, for example. Before DeVos had even been confirmed, he was bracing for the worst. Like, the very worst:

For some reason, Lawson deleted that tweet.

Maybe he got tired of being accurately labeled a drama queen.

Guess not. But hey, maybe we’re being too hard on the guy. Maybe he’s smarter and he just understands the intricacies of school choice better than we do.


And one more deleted tweet:


By all means, take this guy seriously.



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