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Scholastic Publishes Book About President Trump, Immediately Get Slammed

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Scholastic, a publishing company that pumps out books for kids of all ages, has come under fire by critics for publishing a book about President Trump for first and second grade readers.

Apparently, critics are ticked off because the book, according to them, “reads like promotional campaign material targeted at children.” One has to wonder if this same criticism existed for books aimed at kids about former President Barack Obama.

Scholastic published the book by Joanne Mattern in 2017.

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On Wednesday, ThinkProgress published an article on the biographical book titled, “Scholastic’s pro-Trump propaganda for kids enrages teachers and parents.”

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Casey Quinlan, the article’s author, cited a book review from Social Justice Books, which stated, “[“President Donald Trump”] is anything but neutral. The book outlines Trump’s personal and professional life with a celebratory tone. It omits facts, glosses over context, and ignores opposing perspectives.”

An excerpt from the book itself reads:

His buildings reached into the sky.
His businesses just grew and grew.
Then Trump became our president—
People wanted something new.

The Social Justice Books review, written by Kathleen Nganga and Sarah Cornelius, said the main problem with the book is with “extensive omissions that undermine a truthful, nuanced, and informative account” and “construct a false narrative.”

While the bias seems obvious at this point, wait until you see what these people said next. The hypocrisy will leap right out at you.

“Scrubbing away any trace of complexity or nuance from an account about an elected official stunts the quintessential democratic freedom and responsibility of questioning and critiquing those in positions of power,” they continued.

Remember when conservative leaning media attempted to portray an accurate, balanced account of Obama and were deemed racists for it? Now all of a sudden the left is making calls for a “fair and balanced” approach that doesn’t scrub the dirty bits, when it conveniently suits their narrative?

Really?

Who doesn’t support a full, nuanced, and balanced reporting of the facts involving political figures? That’s a great idea, one that most likely every conservative in the country could get behind. However, the left will not apply those standards evenly or fairly, which makes having objectivity and balance extremely hard to do.

The worst part of modern day progressivism is the hypocrisy, the lack of “practice what you preach” being applied to the average, day-to-day business of life.

Source: TheBlaze

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‘I Do’ — Mitch McConnell Openly Supports Merrick Garland As Biden’s Attorney General

Bad news for the country!

John Salvatore

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Mitch McConnell famously stalled Merrick Garland’s confirmation to the Supreme Court to replace Antonin Scalia during the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency. The gig eventually went to Neil Gorsuch. Now, Garland is set to become attorney general in Joe Biden’s Department of Justice, with great support from…McConnell. From The Hill: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told Politico Tuesday he will back Merrick Garland’s nomination for attorney general. Asked by the publication whether he supported Garland’s nomination, the minority leader replied “I do.” However, the outlet reported that the senator did not elaborate further on his reasoning for the decision. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TPostMillennial/status/1363927995594010631?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363927995594010631%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbiden-ag-pick-merrick-garland-far-left-rioters-attacking-federal-courthouse-not-domestic-terrorism-because-its-at-night-when-court-is-closed Another couple of clips from the hearing… https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1363927397339455492?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363927397339455492%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fwatch-senator-kennedy-asks-biden-ag-nominee-if-biological-men-should-be-able-to-compete-in-womens-sports%2F https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1363955067313917969?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363955067313917969%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fwatch-senator-kennedy-asks-biden-ag-nominee-if-biological-men-should-be-able-to-compete-in-womens-sports%2F VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1s4frClR5w

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Press Sec Defends Detainment of Minors at the Border, But Liberals Slammed Trump For It

Funny how that works.

John Salvatore

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You either have to be very smart to be this stupid, or just…very stupid. When it comes to Jen Psaki and Joe Biden, which is more likely? Anyway, here’s the White House press secretary now pretty much defending “kids in cages” – which, of course, developed during the Obama administration (and is something that President Trump was lambasted over). From Fox News: White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday defended the reopening of a migrant facility at the border for children under the Biden administration, saying it is a “temporary reopening” amid the COVID-19 pandemic as she was pressed on the president’s past comments during the Trump administration on such facilities. Psaki was asked by Fox News why the Biden administration was reopening a facility for migrant children in Texas — considering President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ history railing against facilities for migrant children while Donald Trump was president. She replied that their policy is “not to expel unaccompanied children who arrive at the border.” CONTINUED: “The process, how it works, is that Customs and Border control continue to transfer unaccompanied children to the HHS office of Refugee Resettlement,” Psaki explained, adding that “can take a couple of days.” Psaki said that due to COVID-19 protocols, the social distancing requirements and capacity limits at Refugee Resettlement Shelters have “been significantly reduced, because, of course, you can’t have a child in every bed.” VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-b-IMwCuA0&feature=emb_title

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