Here’s how to raise a new generation of Republican voters: Suppress learning

David monument in Florence, Italy. Credit: Getty Images

Quality Journalism for Critical Times

Ron DeSantis got a good education at Dunedin High School (under Democratic Gov. Lawton Chiles, I might add), Yale College, and Harvard Law. He had the chance to encounter a variety of ideas: No one forced him to agree. He was allowed to read a variety of texts, about which he could form his own judgments.

He was free to learn. Today, the students of Florida are not.

DeSantis’ crackdown on thinking has got teachers so spooked, and so emboldened censorious Christian nationalists, that knowledge is being ripped

Disclaimer: This article may require a subscription.

Leave a Comment