From today’s TFN News Clips:
“What [the Texas State Board of Education] accomplished isn’t conservative. It’s not pro-family, pro-life, pro-freedom or patriotic. It’s idiotic. ‘If a nation expects to be ignorant and free,’ Jefferson wrote, ‘it expects what never was and never will be’ — a lesson the board of education’s simple-minded majority could stand to learn.”
— Jonathan Gurwitz, a conservative columnist for the San Antonio Express-News, on the State Board of Education’s removal of Thomas Jefferson and the Enlightenment from a portion of Texas social studies standards.
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