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Republicans should probably do something about the left’s erasure of gender boundaries before biological males begin to compete in women’s sports. Oh, wait…

Republicans should probably do something about the left’s radical definitions of hate speech before they use it to criminalize speech they simply don’t like. Oh, wait…

Republicans should probably do something about academia’s push to mainstream state-sanctioned racism under critical race theory before such curricula makes its way into K-12 schools. Oh, wait…

For years, Republicans have observed creeping leftist indoctrination within the American educational system with amusement, as something to mock and fundraise off while aggressively woke children seeped into the leadership of the nation’s most powerful institutions, from legacy newsrooms to corporate board rooms. Such actors now enjoy the influence to manipulate both public policy and social norms, shifting the cultural window of acceptance to feature the widespread use of pronoun bios and post-pandemic, post-vaccination mask-wearing as signs of virtue.

In May, National Geographic began to feature a new pronoun bio in the form of the “Race Card Project.” The group’s founding director, Michele Norris, published submissions after years of collecting postcards that asked individuals to jot down six words that came to mind on hearing the word “race.”

Most of the submissions made public were relatively predictable, with some bathed in the abject victimization they’re taught to subscribe to based on their identity while others spoke of their shame for being white.

“I’m ashamed for my ancestors’ race.” pic.twitter.com/fuzuSDMfdb

— National Geographic (@NatGeo) June 7, 2021

To Norris’s credit, the project’s director zeroed in on the individual, offering an outlet to air grievances about conversations on race without the knee-jerk vilification of “white supremacy” against those rejecting the progressive-or-bigot binary.

“Through this work, we get to see people as they see themselves,” Norris wrote. “They chose what they wanted to talk about, what they wanted to interrogate or examine. As a result, we get to see a part of the world that is usually walled off.”

Another side effect of the project, however, appears on its way to include a new virtue signal

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