He says that he strongly supports the No Child Left Behind program that he so vehemently promoted.
Williams said he understands that critics could find the arrangement unethical, but I wanted to do it because it's something I believe in.
I'd believe in it for 240k.
About the 240K he got paid for doing so:
Oh, by the way, "I'm keeping the money," said Williams.
He worked for it, that's the American way right? I wonder how much Sean Hannity gets paid for defending...oh wait he gets paid by FOX. Isn't that the same thing?