Alan Singer: Is Elise Stefanik a Witch?

Lisa R. Parker

When the cowardly Household Republicans made a decision to grovel ahead of Trump irrespective of his failed coup endeavor, Liz Cheney was ousted as the #3 Republican in the Property and changed by Elise Stefanik of upstate New York. Stefanik was elected as a average but resolved that her foreseeable future would be secured by signing up for the Trumpists. She did and received into the mainstream, which was now subservient to the disgraced 45.

Alan Singer of Hofstra College reveals that Stefanik has absent whole-MAGA. She lately accused the New York Point out Department of Education and learning of marketing critical race idea. What she intended was that the point out expects educational facilities to train sincere and exact background. To a legitimate MAGA sycophant, that is intolerable. To problem her signifies you are engaged in a “witch hunt.” Is she a witch?

Singer writes:

Prime Property Republican leader, Trump sycophant, and conspiracy theorist extraordinaire, Consultant Elise Stefanik of upstate New York, is hectic attacking the New York State Department of Education professing it is applying federal money to promote the dreaded Significant Race Concept or CRT in point out public educational facilities. Stefanik is also pressing New York training officials on how they are applying cash provided by means of the Elementary and Secondary College Unexpected emergency Relief (ESSER) on “social emotional learning” and “culturally responsive and sustaining schooling.”

Condition Education and learning Section Commissioner Betty Rosa tried out to make clear to Stefanik that “the point out Instruction Office does not supply essential race theory. It does, even so, deliver vital wondering. This lets our children to distinguish actuality from belief, reach deeper being familiar with.” Rosa additional, “Your accusation — no matter whether intentional or negligent — is disappointing. What lesson are we instructing our children when a U.S. Representative traffics in conspiracies — and conflates views with simple fact.”

Stefanik replied “Instead of addressing my questions into the blatant misuse of federal taxpayer dollars, Commissioner Rosa shamefully attacked me. The specifics in my letter have been very clear, and the implementation of CRT by any other title in New York lecture rooms is completely wrong. It is no surprise the Far-Remaining section would fail to fully comply with my ask for for the real truth and revert to petty name-contacting, for the reason that they know how outraged mom and dad would be if they knew their tricky-gained taxpayer dollars were being utilised to peddle this radical ideology.”

Unfortunately, Stefanik, who graduated from Harvard University, looks not able to have an understanding of the difference in between Critical Race Concept and crucial pondering or the difference amongst Significant Race Idea and regard for range and inclusion.

There should be one thing completely wrong with training at Harvard. Senate Republicans with Harvard levels contain rightwing Presidential hopefuls Tom Cotton (Arkansas) and “Ted” Cruz (Texas). Other Senate Republicans who are Harvard alums are Dan Sullivan (Alaska), Michael Braun (Indiana), Michael Crapo (Idaho), Mitt Romney (Utah), Ben Sasse (Nebraska), and Pat Toomey (Pennsylvania). Beside Stefanik, there are 5 other Harvard alum serving as Republican members in the Residence of Reps. Harvard can also boast rightwing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Virginia Governor Glen Youngkin as alums. Youngkin a short while ago appointed a Civil War apologist to the Virginia historic means board who insist that the he Civil War was fought to protect the “sovereignty of every state and constitutional law” and that statues celebrating Confederate leaders who designed war in opposition to the United States “were constructed to explain to the legitimate tale of the American South.”

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