Linda Perlstein discusses education and writing, with occasional detours into pop culture and food.
Thursday, January 20, 2011
Stephen Colbert does my job for me.
Yesterday I was trying to explain the desegregation issue in Wake County, N.C., schools to a reporter whose own district is dealing with such issues. I had not realized that the night before, “The Colbert Report” had done a much better job than me of summing it up.