theodp writes "Slate's Allison Benedikt is ruffling some feathers with her recent manifesto, If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person. "Not bad like murderer bad," Benedikt writes, "but bad like ruining-one-of-our-nation’s-most-essential-institutions-in-order-to-get-what’s-best-for-your-kid bad. So, pretty bad." If your local school stinks and you send your child there, Benedikt explains, "I bet you are going to do everything within your power to make it better." Got that, Matt Damon? President Obama? Bill Gates?"