When you hear about liberal educators indoctrinating schoolchildren, places like New York and California come to mind. But, just a plague, leftist ideology is spreading at an alarming rate. The latest city infected, is Jackson Hole, Wyoming. There, a teacher is under fire for providing students with a quiz that mentions shooting President Trump.
Last week, a teacher at Jackson Hole High School gave her students a multiple-choice quiz. The purpose of the test is to cover the George Orwell novel, Animal Farm. However, after seeing the answers to one of the questions, one parent knew the quiz is about something more. That “more,” is anti-Trump politics.
Significantly, the question (and answers) at the heart of the controversy addresses Napoleon firing a gun. The question reads: “Napoleon has the gun fired for a new occasion. What is the new occasion?” Students were given the following answers to choose from:
- He was shooting at Trump
- His birthday
- For completion of the windmill
- To scare off the attackers of Animal Farm.
Violence is Not an Answer
Suffice it to say, the message is blatantly and infuriatingly obvious. In case that is not bad enough, the timing of the question could not be worse. The quiz was given just four days after the Las Vegas shooting. This, understandably, is making parents even angrier at the teacher’s decision. It is the reason the father of 16-year old student is going public.
Speaking with Fox Radio Host Todd Starnes, parent Jim McCollum says the quiz is condoning violence. “This is not right. You don’t do that to a sitting president- you respect the office,” McCollum tells Starnes in a telephone interview. “They use Trump’s name, insinuating gun violence and shooting the president.”
As a result of McCollum efforts the school district is investigating the incident. In a statement, the Teton County School calls the answer “inappropriate.” “TCSD #1 takes seriously threats of any kind, regardless of intent,” the district writes. “We apologize to students, families, and community for this incident and will be addressing the issue with personnel.”
Do you think the United States Secret Service is taking the matter seriously, too?