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November 16, 2021

Democrat Strategists Plot Bold New Response on CRT: Calling Republicans Liars and Saying That Parents Trying to Ban CRT Just Want to "Let White Supremacists Write the Curricula"

In the aftermath of the Virginia and New Jersey shocks, I heard several commentators make the point that after the 2016 election, the Democrats -- and the media, who are just Democrats who wear extra make-up -- spent about five days engaging in self-reflection an examining their errors, before deciding, "Nah, everything we did was 100% right, it was the voters who were wrong."

("And the RUSSSIANS, of course!")

And they predicted that would be exactly what the Democrats -- and the media, who are just Democrats with lesser education credentials -- would do this time, too.

And here we go again.

They've called it a "racist dog whistle" and a "lie."

But those messages haven't helped Democrats tamp down the uproar Republicans are fueling over "critical race theory," now a misused catch-all term for teaching on race and diversity in K-12 schools that's firing up protests at school board meetings around the country.


"Voters run from the Republicans when Democrats peel back the onion on what these claims really mean," he said. "It's not just that Republicans want a bigger role for parents in education, it's that Republicans are willing to let White supremacists write curricula."

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the House campaign arm for Democrats, downplayed the threat to the party in congressional races. This fall, they tested responses to false claims about critical race theory in K-12 schools. The messages they say resonate most with battleground voters: Democrats want to teach the truth about US history and honor those who fought to make the country better, Republicans are trying to divide Americans and Democrats want to deliver for American families.

Democrats' message to voters in 2022 will be more compelling than "Republicans' divisive lies," said Chris Taylor, a DCCC spokesman.


DCCC chair, Rep. Sean Maloney of New York, told The Washington Post that Democrats have "learned from the lies and distortions of the last election."

Democrats will argue that "children need to learn their history -- all of it -- without censorship or politics limiting what they can learn," Maloney told columnist Greg Sargent.

This continues the lie that Republicans are trying to ban the teaching of the history of slavery, and that that's what we mean by "CRT."

Or, as "fair and balanced" news alternative Fox News' premier anchor Chris Wallace styles it -- CRT is just "teaching people to be polite about race."

That is not what CRT is.

CRT is teaching children that there are Oppressed Races and Oppressor Races and that if they belong to an Oppressor Race, they must defer to those of Oppressed Races, and make amends and do Racial Pennance.

Democratic pollster Celinda Lake said Democrats are on "strong terrain" when they talk about "teaching the truth" about racism in history and they should be more aggressive in their responses.

"Voters are wildly, wildly in favor of it and even half of Republicans think some of this stuff should be taught," she said. "Their strategy is, mobilize their base and distract us, and shame on us if we get distracted."

They're continuing their Orwellian doublethink whiplash lie of "It's a racist lie to say we're indoctrinating your children with CRT" and also "It is critically important we indoctrinate your children with CRT."


It's not enough to say that Republicans are lying about critical race theory being taught in classrooms when right-wing media is driving the issue and parents are also hearing about it from other parents at their schools, Ferguson said.

"It can't be dismissed as just a lie," he said. "It needs to be defeated as a way to put politicians in charge of the classroom and white supremacists in charge of the curriculum."

Below, teaching materials in the Springfield Public Schools which are "just teaching about the history of slavery in America" by teaching kids to rank themselve on the "Oppression Matrix" of groups according to relative "oppression" and relative "privilege."

Note this is not about history and not about the Civil War. This is about the current day, and about the kids in the class room.

This is, of course, straight-up Critical Race Theory. This is the heart of Critical Race Theory. This is Chapter One of any Critical Race Theory text.

Also note that just looking at this teaching material makes you a Racist Liar who just wants White Supremacists Writing the Curricula.

Deb Heine, Dissident @NiceDeb

To those who still claim CRT isn't taught in public schools--If they're doing this in the heart of the Ozarks, they're doing it everywhere.

Maybe we can stop pretending Democrats are cunning political geniuses.

Posted by: JackStraw

Oh, we know they're not. But lefty's are relentless. They never stop. They never give in.
Posted by: Seems Legit

A friend of mine, who really had a fine mind (he died of covid in march), had a great observation about gerbils: They're stupid, but they will always escape from the cleverly-designed human-made gerbil cages, because while the gerbil is stupid, it spends 100% of its waking hours plotting to escape and testing the edges of the cage for weaknesses, and never ever stops doing so.

Compare to our stupid but relentless enemies of the left. (And the media, but I repeat myself.)
Posted by: ace

I believe he made this observation when discussing the left and why it wins.

The gerbils never stop chewing.

Termites would also be a good analogy. Even more stupid, and even more relentless -- and they will not stop until your house is a pile of ruin.

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posted by Ace at 02:24 PM

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