The best thing about being a Progressive, of course, is being Totally in Charge of Everything. Remember how we took over the media and education? Good times. And our March of Triumph continues!
While alarm bells are loudly ringing over the Common Core, a much quieter, yet potentially devastating, coup is underway, enabling the progressives to subvert secondary education. In classic leftist fashion, the vehicle chosen to propagandize our youth into seeing America as a fundamentally racist, unworthy, and unfair society in need of “fundamental transformation” revolves around a wealthy non-profit organization that enjoys a near-monopoly on a prestige-generating market niche.
Curses, they are onto us.
The Heartland Institute alerts us to what’s going on, as the College Board Advanced Placement Examination is being turned into a vehicle to denigrate American History.
And the evils thus perpetrated?
The new Framework inculcates a consistently negative view of American culture. For example, the units on colonial America stress the development of a “rigid racial hierarchy” and a “strong belief in British racial and cultural superiority.” The Framework ignores the United States’ founding principles and their influence in inspiring the spread of democracy and galvanizing the movement to abolish slavery.
Because, you see --
Actually, I give up. That last sentence right there, well...
Can I just say, "fuck, that's a hell of a wacky way of introducing Gettysburg?"