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The Education Governor Is Not

Dear Source:
I don't understand what all the hoopla is over Turnbull receiving an award for education from the U of M or being appointed to the Hunt Institute board. He is the "Education Governor" after all. I mean really give the guy a break. He has given us all a good education since he's been the "Education Governor". He's taught us to be more careful when we vote so we don't elect an idiot again. He's taught us that he knows absolutely nothing about financial management. He educated us on how to borrow the islands into bankruptcy. He taught us that our children really don't need a functional education department to go to school. He educated us on how to live with substandard services. He showed us the way to an infrastructure on the verge of collapse. He educated us on the process of how the Feds take control of corrupt mismanaged departments. And the list goes on and on.
Yes he is the "Education Governor"…not. Turnbull will go down in history as the worst Governor these islands ever had, especially in the education department, and he gets awards for this. If the outcome of his failures in education weren't so sad this would be funny, but it's not, it's a shame and it's wrong. I for one can't believe that these people know the extent of the damage this man has caused as the "Education Governor" so I will help to educate them by writing to the U. of M. Board Of Regents and The U.M. President as well as the Hunt Institute outlining the accomplishments of our "Education Governor". I will hope that everyone else will do the same. Here are the addresses for everyone to write to. Please write to these people and let them know what a failure this man is in education and what a shame it is that he gets awards for this.
U. M. President Bob Bruininks e-mail: Upres@umn.edu
University of Minnesota Board of Regents contact: http://www1.umn.edu/regents/contact.html
James B. Hunt Jr. Institute e-mail: hielp@huntinstitute.northcarolina.edu

Blayke Wright
St. Thomas

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