Arne Duncan Perfects Common Core #ShutUppery

Arne Duncan has a message for “White Suburban Moms”:

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told a group of state schools superintendents Friday that he found it “fascinating” that some of the opposition to the Common Core State Standards has come from “white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn’t quite as good as they thought they were.” – Washington Post

 

There’s that awesome Shutuppery Common Core PR again.  What a lovely thing for the U.S. Director of Education to say to women across the country. War on women anyone?  So, is it just White suburban moms? What about White suburban dads, Arne? How about the millions of Black moms? Black Dads? Latino? Indian? Asian? I ask, because this is not a movement you can pin on race or gender. These are parents from all walks of life, socioeconomic status and education level standing up in objection to Common Core.

So…Arne.. Arne.. Listen. It’s not our kids that aren’t brilliant, it’s your crappy one size fits all, age inappropriate, informational text using, STEM failing, unproven, untested, empty husk set of standards.

 

UPDATES:

Here are links to the various outlets reporting on these insane comments by Obama Ed Secretary Duncan.  I’m leaving them in their raw link format for the time being.

http://michellemalkin.com/2013/11/18/a-brown-skinned-suburban-mom-responds-to-common-core-bigot-arne-duncan/

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/we-are-smart-people-here_767268.html

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/11/17/education-sec-arne-duncan-some-white-suburban-moms-oppose-common-core-because-it-shows-their-kids-arent-brilliant/

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2013/11/17/ed-secy-duncan-blames-common-core-opposition-white-suburban-moms-upset-t

http://www.bizpacreview.com/2013/11/17/shocking-what-obamas-edu-secretary-says-about-why-white-suburban-moms-hate-common-core-87363

http://dailycaller.com/2013/11/18/arne-duncan-blames-irrational-angst-of-white-suburban-moms-for-common-core-pushback/

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/arne-duncan-common-core-comment-99987.html

http://www.businessinsider.com/arne-duncan-says-why-suburban-moms-oppose-common-core-2013-11

http://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/11/18/education-secretary-white-suburban-moms-realizing-their-child-isnt-as-brilliant-as-they-thought/

This article was posted in Blog by LadyLiberty1885 - A.P. DIllon on November 17, 2013 at 4:50 pm.

Comments (3)

  • Michelle Malkin chimes in with a classic response to Duncan
    http://michellemalkin.com/2013/11/18/a-brown-skinned-suburban-mom-responds-to-common-core-bigot-arne-duncan/

    NC Citizen
    NC Citizen Nov 18, 2013 at 8:19
  • I knew she’d write about that one. Glad to see it! Retweeting!

    LadyLiberty1885
    LadyLiberty1885 Nov 18, 2013 at 9:44
  • Isn’t that just the way? Obviously intelligent discussion isn’t their cup of tea, so as always they resolve to insults and lies. I have news for them, there are many more up in arms about the failure known as common core. In the end this too shall end, crumbling down, just like Obamacare.
    In the meantime I’d love to send them all a copy of Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron”…

    wilma herrera
    wilma herrera Nov 18, 2013 at 13:46

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