“The social conservative bloc is pressing for the standards to turn Joseph McCarthy into an American hero,” says Dan Quinn of the Texas Freedom Network, a group that aims to “counter the religious right.”The post traces right-wing efforts to rewrite history about McCarthy back to 1954. In reading this, I can't help consider that efforts to do this for Bush are already underway.
Anyone with an interest in reality-based education should be concerned about this sort of thing. After all, textbook standards set in Texas determine contents across the U.S.
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