Story: a developmentally-disabled high school girl is sexually abused while students watch, and administrators handle it badly.

Conclusion: public schools are bad.

Taking advantage of a tragedy like this to push one’s agenda is bad any time, but it’s especially despicable when the relationship between the event and the conclusion being drawn from it is so tenuous. Somebody’s just a little too eager to co-opt anything and everything, including others’ pain, as an excuse to ride their favorite ideological hobby-horse.