The flip side of Obama’s ‘empathy’ is apparent hatred and contempt for white people, traditional families, small business owners, evangelical Christians, conservatives, and everyone else that liberals call the ‘racist, heterosexist, nativist, Christianist, capitalist, homophobic power structure’ in America. In other words, what most of us call normal people. These radical leftists regard folks like you and me and our children as the enemy, and it’s their mission in life to put us in our supposed place, which to them means at the back of the bus. They’re in charge now, and they fully intend to use their power to remake America in their image. If the Senate approves Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, Obama will know that he has carte blanche to escalate his all out war on traditional Americans. . . .
That shocking passage — full of blind anger and venom — comes from a right-wing activist appointed by the Texas State Board of Education to a team tasked with revising public school social studies curriculum standards. Read our full post about the influence of fringe political activists on the writing teams here.
You think the Texas science curriculum revision was controversial? Don McLeroy, during the debate over his failed confirmation as State Board of Education chairman this spring, assured senators that the social studies revision would be even more divisive. We’re seeing more and more about what he meant.