by Max Brantley
A$a did his school thing in Pea Ridge yesterday and Doug Thompson of Stephens Media was there. Two interesting things: 1) they presented the candidate with the nearly unsolvable problem of tiny school districts. The small classes are inefficient and they can't afford staffing or pay comparable with big city neighbors. No immediate solutions offered. 2) was this:
Hutchinson also described the fundraising stop Wednesday night from President George Bush. "The best thing about it was that the press was excluded and he could talk from his heart," Hutchinson said.