*Plunk* - that sound you heard was my head crashing on the keyboard.
Here's why: "Republican leadership's choice to chair the Montana House Education Committee next session has riled public school advocates and leaders, who said Thursday it's a clear message that the GOP considers education funding a low priority.
The chairman of the committee for the 2007 Legislature will be Constitution Party Rep. Rick Jore of Ronan, who wants to abolish compulsory attendance of public schools and believes federal funding for education is unconstitutional."
Do read it all here. Now excuse me. I need fresh air.