Friday Short: Popular Free School Lunches Hard For Republicans To Digest

Here’s this week’s LoL Friday Short.

Michigan Democrats are hoping to make the new and popular free public school breakfast and lunch program a permanent fixture in the education budget.

But that’s making the right wing furious, not because of their daily abject cruelty, but because they know the program is a big hit with voting age parents. Also, they know a successful programs such as this hurts their voucher scams.

Michigan Democrats scored a big win on this issue, and it’s one they must hammer home from now to the November election!

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Will Michigan’s ‘wildly popular’ free lunch program continue next school year?” By Jordyn Hermani of

Obamacare Made America Better, And Conservatives Were Completely Wrong About It (Again).” By Oliver Willis in Oliver Willis Explains

Buss: Dems Push “Free Lunch” Fallacy.” By Kaitlyn Buss of The Detroit News (paywalled)

Dr. Joshua Cowen tweet on why opponents despise free public school lunches.

What research shows about universal school meals programs as more states adopt them.” By Matt Barnum of Chalkbeat

Photo: “middle school lunch room” by woodleywonderworks is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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