Republican-controlled State Governments Are in the Early Stages of Forming Their Own Thought Police | The Smirking Chimp

That’s the conclusion we must draw from Republican state laws written to “ban” critical race theory from classrooms and schools but written so vaguely as to cover virtually anything related to race, racism, whiteness, white supremacy, the history of slavery or even unkind interpretations of American history. In a very real sense, we are just a few small steps from “banning” ideas to burning books. It’s not enough to just explain what critical race theory is, because while we’re doing all this explaining, the republic’s enemies are in the early stages of forming state and local thought police.

Source: Republican-controlled State Governments Are in the Early Stages of Forming Their Own Thought Police | The Smirking Chimp

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