The Washington Times - August 19, 2008, 11:38AM

Slots are for children – it’s the boiled-down mantra, oft-repeated in Annapolis and among slots supporters. But before they were for the children - in the sense they will pay for public education and school construction - they were for horses.

Check out this analysis from my colleague Liam Farrell of The Capital.


Of course, before the slots were for horses - they were for children, in the 2002 campaign for governor.

And, the ballot language is out now on slots, so you can read what you’ll be asked to vote on in November, if you’re a Maryland resident (of course.)

Here’s my write-up on the ballot language from today’s paper.

Tom LoBianco, Maryland political reporter, The Washington Times