The issue of Critical Race Theory is developing as a flashpoint for the 2022 elections and beyond. The whole battle is shaping up to be very interesting because it is a classic case of progressive/Marxist overreach. Polling shows a clear majority of voters do not like the idea, and the more voters learn about this vile racism tarted up as an academic discipline and method of pedagogy, the less they like it.
Americans reject critical race theory, 38% favorable, 58% unfavorable
Favorable by demographic
White men, no college: 27%
White men, college: 34%
White women, no college: 23%
White women, college: 44%
Ind: 20% https://t.co/pzK8ARdcdI pic.twitter.com/3jRSeoGi3z
— Richard Hanania (@RichardHanania) June 16, 2021
Across the country, previously uninvolved parents are turning out for school board meetings. The use of CRT and its bastard offspring, like “diversity, inclusion, and equity” training in the corporate world, seems poised to motivate a lot of previously passive voters to become activists. In fact, one thing is becoming obvious. CRT and its various manifestations cannot survive in an environment where there is free speech. That’s why it has found fertile ground in major corporations and academia — where your career is over if you push back against this racist nonsense — and in the education systems where students can be punished by lower grades and reduced opportunities if they do not mouth the magic words. It is no shock, then, that CRT has found fertile ground within the US military.
Last week, I posted this story: The Navy Has Abandoned Readiness of the Nation to Racist Indoctrination; Someone Must Be Held Responsible. In it, I noted that Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael Gilday, in the face of a broken fleet and a surging Communist Chinese threat in the South China Sea and adjacent to Taiwan, is focused like a laser beam on using CRT and the trash produced by shameless hucksters to divide the US Navy into racially polarized camps. When called out on it by Indiana Representative Jim Banks, Gilday whined like a little b***h, to use the terminology of the kids these
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