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Acommon practice when decision-makers arrive in Washington, D. C. is to check common sense at the door. There’s daily evidence of “bonehead” decisions that make us wonder about competencies. The other day, President Trump hit replay when citizens came unstuck with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ announcement that the federal government would no longer fund Special Olympics. She, too, quickly “pedaled backwards,” finding out how special the Special Olympics are. Folks looking for trouble might have better chances taking on God, motherhood, apple pie and Chevrolet. Higher education seems to have more than its share of boondoggles. (How ‘bout rich parents spending big bucks ...

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