(Faith & Freedom) A Sammamish, Washington high school banned students from wearing red, white, and blue for its “Patriot’s Day” football game last Friday because the educators said a demonstration of patriotism could be “racially insensitive.” And “offensive” to some individuals.
The school principal said the student-led expression of patriotism could “unintentionally cause offense to some who see it differently.”
Welcome to your taxpayer-funded public “education” in an upscale suburb of Seattle.
The students were stunned. And mad. So are many of the parents.
I suspect the school administration would have been fine with it, had the students led a demonstration in Seattle demanding the city give Chief Seattle his name back with reparations for it’s unauthorized use—or something similar.
But not an expression of patriotism. That crosses the line. (Read More)