High Stakes in Virginia

Article subtitle: 
The stakes are the future of this nation
Article author: 
Thomas Sowell
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Article date: 
20 October 2021
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

... One of the reasons is that many Virginia parents are outraged by the "woke" propaganda their children are being subjected to in the public schools -- and the governor has sided with the education bureaucrats and the teachers union.

Very few politicians in any state dare to go against the teachers unions, which have millions of votes and millions of dollars in campaign contributions.
This is one battle in a much bigger war, and the stakes are far higher than the governorship of Virginia or the Democrats and Republicans. The stakes are the future of this nation.
When school propaganda teaches black kids to hate white people, that is a danger to all Americans of every race. Anyone at all familiar with the history of group-identity politics in other countries knows that it has often ended up producing sickening atrocities that have torn whole societies apart....
There is a point of no return in America as well. And we may be nearing it, or perhaps past it....
Poisonous indoctrination will not stop unless it gets stopped....