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Welcome back on this McDonnell filling -- for judge entered a -- town on now reported just left He spoke with reason TV reporter.
-- fields about an unusual attack and counter she had with actor Matt Damon.
It's a really neat story reason TV went to a teacher's union rally last weekend.
And encountered award winning actor Matt Damon who's mother as a public school teacher.
Damon defended ten here and got a bit He did after a while take a look.
It think job insecurity is what makes me work hard well you have an incentive to work harder but it there's not a -- it's not an incident.
-- take this MBA -- thinking right that's the problem with that policy right now.
-- is intrinsically paternalistic view -- problems that are much more complex than that it's like saying a teacher it's gonna get lazy when they have tenure.
A teacher wants to teach.
I mean why else would you to -- salary.
And really long hours.
And and and do that job.
-- -- you really love to do.
Front end -- the ten minutes -- the neighborhood and now we.
I don't know everything -- OK but I mean maybe here and man.
Maybe you're a lousy cameraman joining me now -- the young woman who got that interview Michelle fields.
Journalist for our bodies that reason TV first I have to ask you regime cameramen -- good.
Now he's wonderful and -- play anything less that.
He would be fired.
But the fact of the matter is is that teachers when they have tenure and they're not they can't get fired it's too expensive.
And it's -- time consuming so what happens is they're just transferred to a different school this is what they called.
I'm -- the trash or the danceable and.
And Matt Damon doesn't understand that especially with respect to public school teachers about whom you speak the income is guaranteed.
Taxpayers but clients are guaranteeing that taxpayers children it doesn't matter how poor job they do because there's no competition.
Which is what I think the argument was you were attempting to make him before He cut you up with black which we had the -- Exactly choice I mean we see that choice and competition and -- all areas of our lives so why don't we have this in education.
I mean competition is always better than a monopoly.
Right now parent can't choose where their students and their children go to school instead schools are choosing -- -- How did it come about that you encountered him do it did you know He was there did He know who you war and your colleagues are when you approached him -- -- -- freedom loving.
Card carrying libertarian -- believes in the free market.
I imagine that He knew I asked if I can ask with you question and He said it was fine.
-- -- -- now do teachers really think that salaries they actually 53000.
Dollars that's average salary and if you compare that to Matt Damon -- that my not be that great but compared to average worker that's.
Pretty debt especially with how benefits they get in a retirement benefits.
I was kind of taken aback one and Matt Damon said to you blanking -- salaries and long hours what is He talking about long hours they have three months vacation.
And they're out -- 3 o'clock in the afternoon.
Nobody around here words like asked if you compare that to private school teachers -- week thirteen thousand dollars more than private school teacher.
And they're getting amazing benefits -- to say that they have a bad salary.
-- -- American workers it's not that.
-- do you think we can change the system do you think that we can.
Get the government out of running schools.
And -- private enterprise do it and my parents choose.
Where they will send their kids to school on the basis of the cost and the service delivered and there's an incentive for the school to produce otherwise have a lot of business.
Now well I think people are getting upset they know that competition and choice.
In -- -- is of their lives and they're wondering why don't we have this an education and really it's these teachers throughout these rallies that are stopping real and.
-- -- reform Michelle fields it's a great encounter He had with him take that Paul -- with that and thanks for joining us country.
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