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Fox "News" Claims that Algebra Classes Are a Conspiracy of Liberal Indoctrination

They’re trolling us now, right? RIGHT?

"But even worse is the way some textbooks are pushing the liberal agenda," Fox News host [Eric Bolling] explained, pointing to an algebra worksheet that Scholastic says gives students "[i]nsight into the distributive property as it applies to multiplication."

"Distribute the wealth!" Bolling exclaimed, reading the worksheet. "Distribute the wealth with the lovely rich girl with a big ole bag of money, handing some money out." Co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle explained that the algebra worksheet had put her on "high alert" for the liberal agenda in her 6-year-old son’s curriculum.

DISTRIBUTING THE WEALTH? Oh, it’s just a math lesson though… taught by leftist indoctrination centers!

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For the record, here’s the worksheet. So if it were apples and a first grade class, would it then be teaching them to rely on handouts for food like FOOD STAMPS OMG instead of pulling themselves up by their bootstraps? 

Here’s a Fox News math lesson:

Teacher: “If I have three apples, and I give Jimmy one apple, how many do I have left?”
Eric Bolling: “Why doesn’t Jimmy have his own apples? Why can’t he be responsible for himself?”
Kimberly Guilfoyle: “YEAH! He should bring his own!”
Teacher: “It’s just an example, folks. He uh, didn’t have one because his parents were out. Now let’s continue with —”
Dana Perino: "— Why don’t they have apples? Because they spent all their welfare on DRUGS and now JIMMMY expects a HANDOUT?!"
Teacher: ”*sigh* Class dismissed…”
Greg Gutfield: “Oh, now you’re starting a leftist ‘class war’ and saying we shouldn’t have class? MARXIST!”

Yep, that’s exactly how it would go.

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The film is very entertaining. It hits on all the emotional topics; love, war, greed, fear, class warfare, corruption, cronyism all up there on the screen. There was even a teaching moment for our family on the ride home. I sparked up a conversation with [my son] Eric Chase about the central themes of the film; an out of control government so powerful, they’re able to demand fight to the death televised hunger games. And the very important sub theme of hope.

Eric Bolling, discussing The Hunger Games on Fox News’ The Five.

Um, Eric?

Seriously.

(Source: cognitivedissonance)

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