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Why Liberals Hate Teachers

majer Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 10:25 AM
I am a teacher--retired after 37 years in the classroom. For all those years, money was taken out of my paycheck every month, against my will, to finance the radical teachers' union. During those years, I saw the gutting of the curriculum, the dumbing-down of material, and the addition of nonsensical, noneducational activities to the school day. Now the failing, dumbed-down schools are turning out dumbed-down teachers to teach our kids, trapping our kids in ignorance and making them ill-prepared for life. Mr. Gallagher is right and you are wrong.

Editor's note: This piece is excerpted from Mike Gallagher’s "50 Things Liberals Love to Hate."

If they Chicago teachers strike proves just one thing, it is this; liberals hate teachers. If you would permit me, let me explain this seemingly counterintuitive statement.

Liberals spend a whole lot of time trying to convince us they love teachers, but dig even skin deep into the matter and it becomes evident that liberals hate teachers. To understand just how much they hate teachers, consider the circumstances of their workplace. And compare it with yours and mine.

Think, for a minute, about what...