Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Things get worse for Tony Bennett and those who supported him.
I want you all to remember Rick Scott, Jeb Bush and Gary Chartrand stood up for Bennett. They talked about his high character and about the good job he did. I guess they haven’t noticed the chaos that happened to Florida’s accountability system under his watch and that he did such a good job in Indiana one of the reddest of red states, they elected a democrat union member to replace him.
As for his character, which has been under question since the revelations that he took campaign contributions from a charter school operator whose grade he had changed and for throwing business to his wife’s future employer things might about to get worse.
This is what the Associated Press is reporting: Former Indiana schools chief Tony Bennett kept multiple campaign databases on Department of Education servers and ordered his staff to dissect a speech by his Democratic opponent for inaccuracies last fall in apparent violations of Indiana election and ethics laws, documents obtained by The Associated Press show.
Violating the official duties law, known as the "ghost employment" statute, can be a felony punishable by up to three years in prison. http://www.indystar.com/viewart/20130911/NEWS05/309110080/Tony-Bennett-
Ironically public pension hater Rick Hess and Redefined Ed, Jeb Bush’s blog came out just yesterday and said an investigation had exonerated him of all wrong doing.
This despite, John Grew and William Sheldrake, the authors of the report said Friday that the report does not “exonerate” or “vindicate” Bennett, nor condemn him. They said it only explains how his team changed the grading formula. http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/2013/09/06/indiana-report-finds-bennetts-grade-