Posted 17 days ago
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona was roasted Friday after he claimed that teachers, rather than parents, know what is best for children.
"Teachers know what is best for their kids because they are with them every day. We must trust teachers," Cardona wrote on Twitter.
Critics took to social media reacting angrily to Cardona's claim, with some calling it "crazy," and others mockingly suggesting he must have gotten his words mixed up.
"Parents know what is best for their kids because they raise them every day. We must trust parents. Fixed it for you [Secretary Cardona]," Republican presidential candidate and former U. N. Ambassador Nikki Haley wrote, while GOP strategist Matt Whitlock said, "Crazy that you guys keep saying stuff like this out loud."
"The Biden admin’s official policy: screw parents," wrote Steve Guest, a special advisor to Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, while another critic simply wrote, "Absolutely not."
Rep. Matt Gaetz's, R-Fla., communications director, Joel Valdez, responded by calling for the Department of Education to be abolished.... (Read more)