LETTER: Chris Kelly is a sound choice for 24th District

Monday, September 15, 2008 | 10:00 a.m. CDT

This November, the main issue is whether voters will finally admit that the Bush presidency and many Republican state officeholders have knowingly and vigorously pursued highly destructive paths. The rich became richer, our environment was routinely trashed and innocent people were bombed. Public education was left for dead, as its corpse was looted. (The insane cycle of testing is good business for test-makers and merchants of curriculum quick-fixes; at the same time, continuous testing keeps students from learning how to think and use their own voices.)