Talk radio'd classrooms
Jaye Ramsey Sutter teaches at a "blue collar community college." After introducing students to Plamegate, a student-vet shrugged it off: "Well, you believe whatever you want to believe."
Prompting Sutter's tart rejoinder: "Yeah, that better understanding of politics and the law just keeps me from being able to lose my grip on reality."
Sutter goes on:
"That is what education is like in the talk radio age. If every class, including the sciences, challenges students' belief systems, then we are not being "tolerant" of their beliefs. It isn't appropriate, according to these students, to tell them about reality. We should use each class to glorify our marvelous nation and our personal savior. To do otherwise is sending us down the path to enlightenment and away from God and his favorite nation, the United States."Let's hear from teachers... (Blondesense)
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