Larry Hogan is using an old playbook to attack a plan to transform Maryland schools. What does he hope to gain?

Five years ago, a little-known Republican named Larry Hogan swept into governor’s mansion thanks in part to a strategy that ― depending on one’s point of view ― was either clever or cunning. Rallying his 275,000 “Change Maryland" followers on Facebook, Hogan rebranded a fee to help clean up the Chesapeake Bay as the “rain tax.” The fee was charged on pavement, not rain, but the name was catchy and it stuck. (Balt. Sun)

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